Extreme south central California into north central Baja Peninsula.
This species favors boulder habitats, chaparral, and pinyon-juniper woodlands. It specializes in scaling rock faces.
This lizard has an extremely flattened body for squeezing into rock crevices. Its triangular head is flattened as well. It averages 2.4-3.4 inches in snout to vent length, has granular scales on its body, and keeled scales on its legs and tail. It has elongated triangular scales over its ear holes, and a thin black band across its shoulders. Its body is tannish grey with slightly darker grey markings that create a clouded appearance down the back, intermixed with light spots. The tail is banded with the same grey coloration as the body markings.
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