The Texas spotted whiptail (Aspidocelis gularis) is a species of long-tailed lizard native to the southern United States, in Texas, New Mexico, and Oklahoma, and. The Texas spotted whiptail (Cnemidophorus gularis or Aspidocelis gularis) is a species of long-tailed lizard native to the southern United States, in Texas, New. Reproduction and Sexual Dimorphism in the Whiptail Lizard Aspidoscelis gularis (Squamata: Teiidae) in Guadalcázar, San Luis Potosí, Mexico.
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Texas spotted whiptails grow 6. They are typically a tan brown or green -brown in color, with a pattern of seven distinct grey or white stripes that run the length of the body, and stop at the tailwith light colored spots along the sides.
Texas Spotted Whiptail – Aspidoscelis gularis gularis
The underside is uniformly white in color. Males often have a red -colored throat, blue belly, and black or blue patches on the chest, while females have only a pink aspidodcelis throat.
The tail is long compared to the body, usually close to three times the body length. The tail is usually a uniform peach or tan color. They are highly active aspidocselis found in a wide variety of habitats, from grassland and semi-arid regions, to canyons and rocky terrain, typically not far from a permanent water source.
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Some sources list six subspecies of the Texas spotted whiptail:. The subspecific namerauniis in honor of American zoologist Gerald George Raun born From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This article needs additional citations for verification.
Texas spotted whiptail
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