Mojave fringe-toed lizard

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

Mojave fringe-toed lizards are tailor-made for the harsh desert environment they call home. More

The Mojave fringe-toed lizard occurs in desert regions of Inyo, San Bernardino, Los Angeles, and Riverside cos. Elevational range extends from near sea level up to (3000 ft) (Stebbins 1985). More

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The imperiled Mojave Fringe-toed Lizard is threatened by off-road vehicle excess TECOPA CA - In response to a petition I worked on with the late Dr. More

The Mojave fringe-toed lizard (Uma scoparia), is a medium sized, white or grayish, black-spotted diurnal lizard in the family Phrynosomatidae. It is adapted to living in sand dunes in the Mojave Desert. More

Mojave Fringe-Toed Lizard Survey at the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center and adjacent BLM Lands PI: Mary Cablk Project Period: October 2000 - September 2002 Funded by: Department of Defense, U.S. More

Mojave fringe-toed lizards have numerous traits tailored to their sand-dwelling lifestyle. Foremost are the lizards’ scaly hind toes, which resemble snowshoes and keep them from sinking as they sprint away from predators. More

DESCRIPTION: The Mojave fringe-toed lizard is a flat-bodied lizard with smooth, sand-colored skin featuring a pattern of small black spots. More

Mojave Fringe-toed Lizards hide in sand dunes by burying themselves in the sand. This lizard might be hunting from cover with most of its body under the sand, but its eye above so it can see what is going on around the dune. More

Watch a Mojave Fringe-toed lizard bury itself in the sand to hide. This lizard was captive and sluggish and buries itself slowly and incompletely. In the wild a lizard runs quickly then dissapears in a flash as it dives into the sand. More

Mojave fringe-toed lizard, Uma scoparia, partially buried in sand dunes in Death Valley National Park, California. When threatened, a fringe-toed lizard will run a short distance and then bury itself in the sand. More

in Mojave fringe-toed lizard habitat will lead to the extinction of this small and fragile population. Endangered Species Act listing is the best chance this lizard has of survival. More

the Mojave fringe-toed lizard (Uma scoparia) in the State of California as threatened or endangered under the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (Act). We find that the petition presents substantial scientific or commercial information indicating that listing this population may be warranted. More

of the Mojave fringe-toed lizard, Uma scoparia, warrants consideration for protection as an endangered species under the federal Endangered Species Act. The agency will now begin a one-year status review of the species. More

Mojave fringe-toed lizard in the Cadiz Wilderness Andrew Gottscho Master's Candidate Department of Biological Sciences Humboldt State University 1 Harpst Street Arcata, CA 95521 adg30@humboldt. More

The Mojave Fringe-toed 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

mojave fringe-toed lizard in English - English

Order : Squamata
Family : Phrynosomatidae
Genus : Uma
Species : Uma scoparia
Authority : Cope, 1894