Side-blotched Lizard

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

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.The males will display unique mating behaviors, depending on whether they have yellow, orange, or blue throats.

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Side-blotched Lizard

Last updated: November 9, 2018