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 Western Fence Lizard (Sceloporus occidentalis)




Western Fence Lizard | Sceloporus occidentalis photo
Western Fence Lizard (Sceloporus occidentalis), photographed at Valley of the Moon, Napa County, California.

Photograph by Cary Bass. Some rights reserved.  (view image details)

Western Fence Lizard | Sceloporus occidentalis photo
Western Fence Lizard (Sceloporus occidentalis) taken in Tilden Park near Berkeley, California.

Photograph by Calibas. Some rights reserved.  (view image details)

WESTERN FENCE LIZARD FACTS

Classification
Class:Reptilia
Order:Squamata (Sauria)
Family:Phrynosomatidae
Genus:Sceloporus
Species:occidentalis
Common Name:Western Fence Lizard


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