Side-blotched Lizard

brown spotted lizard crouched in the brush
Side-blotched Lizard. ©Tim Hauf, timhaufphotography.com

Quick Facts
Type: Reptile

Diet: Carnivore; Insects, scorpions, spiders

Average lifespan: 1 year

Average size: 1.5-2 in.

Average weight: Unknown

Did You Know?
The males of this species can exhibit different color "morphs," or types: depending on whether they have yellow, orange, or blue throats, the males will display unique mating behaviors.

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Side-blotched Lizard

Last updated: November 18, 2016