Mimic glass lizard

The Mimic 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.

Mimic 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

The Mimic Glass Lizard is a species of Glass lizard found in the United States. Habitat and habits - It is found only in the Carolinas, Georgia, and, occasionally, northern Florida. More

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the region, mimic glass lizards are usually tan or brown, and can be found with or without pale and dark speckling. They have a dark brown or black mid-dorsal stripe. More

Mimic Glass Lizard Confirmed Extant in Alabama Mimic Glass Lizard, Ophisaurus mimicus Auburn University and Conservation Southeast scientists captured a Mimic Glass Lizard (Ophisaurus mimicus) in Conecuh National Forest on May 21, 2006. More

The Mimic Glass Lizard, Ophisaurus mimicus, is found in pine savannas in the panhandle. It is light tan to golden brown with several stripes. It may reach a length of 8". More

Although the mimic glass lizard may never have been abundant, loss of key components of its habitat, like pitcher plant bogs, is thought to have increased its rarity. More

Mimic glass lizards are easily the smallest of three native Alabama species of Ophisaurus, with a maximum snout-vent length (SVL) of 181 millimeters (7.1 inches) (Palmer 1987). The slender glass lizard and eastern glass lizard may exceed 300 millimeters (11.7 inches) SVL. More

The mimic glass lizard (Ophisaurus mimicus) was first described in 1987 when careful scientific study revealed it to be distinct from the slender glass lizard (Ophisaurus attenuatus), a much more common species with which the mimic glass lizard is easily confused. More

Range and Habitat: Mimic glass lizards are found along the coast of South Carolina and in coastal and southern Georgia. Like the slender glass lizard, this species tend to prefer dry habitats and is most common in longleaf pine flatwoods. More

The Mimic 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

mimic glass lizard in English - English

Order : Squamata
Family : Anguidae
Genus : Ophisaurus
Species : Ophisaurus mimicus
Authority : Palmer, 1987