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Sauromalus ater
Sauromalus ater
Common Chuckwalla
Photographer: Jules Strauss
Organization: California Academy of Sciences
Collection: CalAcademy

ID: 0024 3291 2013 0029 (2000-06-07)

Copyright © 2000 California Academy of Sciences

  • date of photo  Jun 1, 1975
  • latitude 38.73137   longitude -109.59615   max error distance 17833 meters     View on Google Maps.
  • horizontal datum World Geodetic System 1984
  • georeferencing source GeoLocate
  • location   Arches National Park (Utah, US)
  • family Iguanidae
  • class Reptilia
  • CalAcademy slide #   T 59541
  • photo category: Animal - Reptile

  • common names   Common Chuckwalla, Chuckwalla NorteƱa (ITIS )
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  • Reviewers' comments about this photo (review or add another comment)
    1. Reviewed by CalPhotos Staff    Apr 16, 2001

    Action: changed name from "Dipsosaurus dorsalis" to "Sauromalus ater "

    Reviewer's comments:
         "Taxon correction received from Jerrold Feldner (

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