Wildlife North America . com
North American Animals - mamals, birds, reptiles, insects

 Sagebrush Lizard (Sceloporus graciosus)




Sagebrush Lizard | Sceloporus graciosus photo
male Southern Sagebrush Lizard (Sceloporus graciosus), has distinctive blue ventral patches.

Photograph by Steve Jurvetson. Some rights reserved.  (view image details)

SAGEBRUSH LIZARD FACTS

Classification
Class:Reptilia
Order:Squamata (Sauria)
Family:Phrynosomatidae
Genus:Sceloporus
Species:graciosus
Common Name:Sagebrush Lizard


Relatives in same Genus
  Mesquite Lizard (S. grammicus)
  Desert Spiny Lizard (S. magister)
  Western Fence Lizard (S. occidentalis)
  Texas Spiny Lizard (S. olivaceus)
  Crevice Spiny Lizard (S. poinsettii)
  Blue Spiny Lizard (S. serrifer)
  Eastern Fence Lizard (S. undulatus)