- Mojave fringe-toed lizard
Mojave fringe-toed lizard Conservation status Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Subphylum: Vertebrata Class: Reptilia Order: Squamata Suborder: Lacertilia Infraorder: Iguania Family: Phrynosomatidae Genus: Uma Species: U. scoparia Binomial name Uma scoparia
The Mojave fringe-toed lizard (Uma scoparia), is a species of 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. It ranges from Los Angeles County, Riverside County, and San Bernardino County in California to extreme western Arizona in La Paz County. The Mojave fringe-toed lizard is omnivorous.
- ^ "Uma scoparia". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2007. International Union for Conservation of Nature. 2007. http://www.iucnredlist.org/apps/redlist/details/64166.
- ^ "Uma scoparia - Mojave Fringe-toed Lizard". CaliforniaHerps.com. http://www.californiaherps.com/lizards/pages/u.scoparia.html. Retrieved 2008-09-02.
- CaliforniaHerps.com page for Mojave fringe-toed lizard. Includes detailed description and photos.
- Mojave fringe-toed lizard Close-up image of fringed toes.
- Center for Biological Diversity page for Mojave fringe-toed lizard. Discusses basis and recent history of efforts to protect the lizard.
- IUCN Red List least concern species
- Reptiles of the United States
- Fauna of the Mojave Desert
- Flora and fauna of Riverside County, California
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