Texas alligator lizard

The Texas alligator lizard is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

The Texas alligator lizard is diurnal and primarily terrestrial. A slow-moving species, it may inflate itself with air when disturbed. FEEDING ECOLOGY AND DIET This species actively forages for arthropods and small rodents, snakes, and other lizards. More

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Texas Alligator Lizard, Gerrhonotus infernalis Conservation status Least Concern (IUCN 3. More

The Texas Alligator Lizard is from the order Squamata. Species from this order are amphisbaenians, lizards or snakes. There are over 6,000 living species belonging to the squamata order - it is the largest order of all reptiles. More

Physical characteristics: The Texas alligator lizard has a long tail and, unlike some other members of this family, four working legs. Its squarish scales somewhat resemble those of an alligator. Its back is reddish brown, sometimes yellowish, with crooked crossbands of white and black scales. More

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The Texas Alligator lizard is the largest legged lizard found in Texas (up to 16 inches long). They are often seen around cliffs. They prey on insects, lizards, snakes and even small mice (Conant 179). More

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The often yellow-brown Texas alligator lizard is one of the largest lizard species in Texas, with some reaching more than 20 inches in length. More

Common names

Texas alligator lizard in English - English

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Order : Squamata
Family : Anguidae
Genus : Gerrhonotus
Species : Gerrhonotus infernalis
Authority : Baird, 1859