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Elgaria multicarinata
Elgaria multicarinata
Southern Alligator Lizard
Photographer: William Flaxington

ID: 0000 0000 1001 0030 (2001-10-08)

Copyright © 2008 William Flaxington

  • date of photo  Aug 1, 1991
  • latitude 36.78045   longitude -118.25480   max error distance 8919 meters     View on Google Maps.
  • horizontal datum World Geodetic System 1984
  • georeferencing source GeoLocate
  • location   Inyo National Forest, W Independence, Independence Creek drainage, elevation 1828 m (6000 ft.) (Inyo County, California, US)
  • notes   Unique looking adult with brick-red coloration across back, with beige-and-black bars. Measured: SVL 103 mm (4 in.), TL including original tail 286 mm (11¼ in.). One biologist commented it looks like a cross between Panamint and Southern Alligator Lizard. On Oct. 2, 2000, small juvenile examined with typical E. multicarinata characteristic – broad tan dorsal with no dark crossbars. Belly gray with dark lengthwise stripes down middle of scale rows.
  • photo category: Animal - Reptile

  • common names   Southern Alligator Lizard Southern Alligator Lizard (photographer)
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