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Aspidoscelis hyperythra
Aspidoscelis hyperythra
Orange-throated Whiptail
Photographer: Glenn and Martha Vargas
Organization: California Academy of Sciences
Collection: CalAcademy

ID: 1073 3283 3181 0090 (2002-02-25)

Copyright © 2002 California Academy of Sciences

  • date of photo  Aug 1971
  • latitude 28.83460   longitude -113.33251   max error distance 9838 meters     View on Google Maps.
  • horizontal datum World Geodetic System 1984
  • georeferencing source GeoLocate
  • georeferencing remarks
  • location   Baja California, Las Animas Bay (Mexico)
  • family Scincidae
  • notes   young
  • CalAcademy slide #   T 65344
  • photo category: Animal - Reptile

  • common names   Orange-throated Whiptail (ITIS )
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  • Reviewers' comments about this photo (review or add another comment)
    1. Reviewed by Simon J. Tonge    Sep 4, 2014

    Action: changed name from "Cnemidophorus hyperythrus" to "Aspidoscelis hyperythra "

    Reviewer's comments:
         "Updating generic name"

    2. Reviewed by Benjamin Lowe    Sep 12, 2013

    Action: changed name from "Plestiodon skiltonianus" to "Aspidoscelis hyperythra "

    Reviewer's comments:
         "The long toes and granular scales differentiate Aspidoscelis from Plestiodon; the only Aspidoscelis with clean light stripes in the area is A. hyperythra. Great find and beautiful photo!!"

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