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 Western Whiptail (Cnemidophorus tigris)




Western Whiptail | Cnemidophorus tigris photo
Cnemidophorus tigris multiscutatus

Photograph by Chris Brown (USGS). License: Public Domain.  (view image details)

WESTERN WHIPTAIL FACTS

Classification
Class:Reptilia
Order:Squamata (Sauria)
Family:Teiidae
Genus:Cnemidophorus
Species:tigris
Common Name:Western Whiptail


Relatives in same Genus
  Texas Spotted Whiptail (C. gularis gularis)
  Orangethroat Whiptail (C. hyperythrus)
  Six lined Racerunner (C. sexlineatus)
  Desert Grassland Whiptail (C. uniparens)