Island glass lizard

The Island glass 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 Island Glass Lizard is a species of lizard found in the United States. Retrieved from "http://en.wikipedia. More

Island Glass Lizard Region Map Found only along a narrow strip of the lower Coastal Plain from Savannah to Thomasville, Georgia. Conservation Status None of the glass lizards is currently listed as a protected species. More

Island glass lizards have more of a shattered pattern on the side of their head. Also the Island glass lizard's head is more flat. More

The Island Glass Lizard, Ophisaurus compressus, is found on coastal dunes and in sandy areas throughout the peninsula though most commonly in the eastern Everglades. It is tan to light brown with a dark stripe down each side and may have a faint stripe down its back. More

Range and Habitat: Island glass lizards are found along the coast of South Carolina in coastal and southern Georgia. Like the slender glass lizard, this species tend to prefer drier habitats than eastern glass lizards and is most common in sandy scrub habitats. More

The Island Glass 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

Common names

island glass lizard in English - English

Order : Squamata
Family : Anguidae
Genus : Ophisaurus
Species : Ophisaurus compressus
Authority : Cope, 1900