Colorado desert fringe-toed lizard

The Colorado desert fringe-toed lizard is classified as Near Threatened (NT), is close to qualifying for or is likely to qualify for a threatened category in the near future.

The Colorado Desert fringe-toed lizard (Uma notata) is remarkably adapted for running swiftly across dunes and burrowing into the soft sand. More

The COLORADO DESERT FRINGE-TOED LIZARD (Uma notata) is superbly equipped for life on the shifting sands of desert dunes. The light beige and ocellated color pattern blends subtly with the fine sand. More

Distribution of Colorado Desert Fringe-toed Lizards in California - Mohave Fringe-toed Lizard - Uma scoparia Found in the Mohave Desert. More

Colorado Desert Fringe-toed Lizard for quite some time as well as a California Lyre Snake, both missions were accomplished in 2007! All of the photos that followed were taken within the range of the Anza Borrego Desert State park, Salton Sea and Imperial Sand Dunes regions More

Common names

colorado desert fringe-toed lizard in English - English
Lagartija-arenera del Colorado in Spanish - espaƱol
Yuman Desert Fringe-toed Lizard in English - English

Order : Squamata
Family : Phrynosomatidae
Genus : Uma
Species : Uma notata
Authority : BAIRD 1858