Slevin's bunchgrass lizard

Slevin's bunchgrass lizard

Slevin's bunchgrass lizard

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Sceloporus slevini

Slevin's bunchgrass lizard (Sceloporus slevini) is a species of lizard in the family Phrynosomatidae. The species is indigenous to the southwestern United States and adjacent northern Mexico.

Appearance

Adults of S. slevinii have a snout-to-vent length (SVL) of 4–7 cm (1.6–2.8 in). The rows of lateral scales on the sides of the body are parallel to the rows of dorsal scales. The rows of femoral pores are separated at the midline by not more than two scales.

Distribution

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In the United States, S. slevini is found in southeastern Arizona. In Mexico, it is found in Chihuahua, northern Durango, northeastern Sinaloa, and eastern Sonora.

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The preferred natural habitats of S. slevini are grassland and forest.

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Mating Habits

S. slevini is oviparous.

References

1. Slevin's bunchgrass lizard Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Slevin's_bunchgrass_lizard
2. Slevin's bunchgrass lizard on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/64145/12748974

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