This ground-dwelling parthenogenetic species consists entirely of females living in a variety of habitats. It likes arid rocky or shrubby hillsides, open savannahs near rivers, or juniper and pinyon woodlands.
A medium-sized lizard with a checkered-like pattern on its back and legs. It has 6 light lines running down the length of its body, with a checkered pattern between the lines and on its legs. It has exceptionally long toes on the hind feet, a long tail with rough scales, and a pointed snout. Ventrum is pale and unmarked. Body length is about 3-4 inches from snout to vent.
Learn more with Schechter Natural History's Guide to Reptiles and Amphibians