Lizards of New Mexico

















Scientific Common
ANGUIDAE Alligator & Glass Lizards
Elgaria kingii Madrean Alligator Lizard
CROTAPHYTIDAE Collared & Leopard Lizards
Crotaphytus collaris Eastern Collared Lizard
Gambelia wislizenii Long-Nosed Leopard Lizard
EUBLEPHARIDAE Eyelid Geckos
Coleonyx brevis Texas Banded Gecko
Coleonyx variegatus Western Banded Gecko
GEKKONIDAE Geckos
Hemidactylus turcicus Mediterranean House Gecko
HELODERMATIDAE Beaded Lizards & Gila Monsters
Heloderma suspectum Gila Monster
PHRYNOSOMATIDAE Earless, Horned, Side-Blotched, Spiny, Tree, & Zebra-Tailed Lizards
Callisaurus draconoides Zebra-Tailed Lizard
Cophosaurus texanus Greater Earless Lizard
Holbrookia elegans Elegant Earless Lizard
Holbrookia maculata Common Lesser Earless Lizard
Phrynosoma cornutum Texas Horned Lizard
Phrynosoma hernandesi Greater Short-horned Lizard
Phrynosoma modestum Roundtail Horned Lizard
Phrynosoma solarae Regal Horned Lizard
Sceloporus arenicolus Dunes Sagebrush Lizard
Sceloporus bimaculosus Twin-Spotted Spiny Lizard
Sceloporus clarkii Clark's Spiny Lizard
Sceloporus consobrinus Prairie Lizard
Sceloporus cowlesi Southwestern Fence Lizard
Sceloporus graciosus Sagebrush Lizard
Sceloporus jarrovii Yarrow's Spiny Lizard
Sceloporus magister Desert Spiny Lizard
Sceloporus poinsettii Crevice Spiny Lizard
Sceloporus slevini Slevin's Bunchgrass Lizard
Sceloporus tristichus Plateau Fence Lizard
Sceloporus virgatus Striped Plateau Lizard
Urosaurus ornatus Ornate Tree Lizard
Uta stansburiana Common Side-Blotched Lizard
SCINCIDAE Skinks
Plestiodon callicephalus Mountain Skink
Plestiodon multivirgatus Many-lined Skink
Plestiodon obsoletus Great Plains Skink
TEIIDAE Whiptail Lizards
Aspidoscelis burti Canyon Spotted Whiptail
Aspidoscelis dixoni Grey Checkered Whiptail
Aspidoscelis exsanguis Chihuahuan Spotted Whiptail
Aspidoscelis flagellicauda Gila Spotted Whiptail
Aspidoscelis gularis gularis Texas Spotted Whiptail
Aspidoscelis gypsi Little White Whiptail
Aspidoscelis inornata Little Striped Whiptail
Aspidoscelis marmorata marmorata Western Marbled Whiptail
Aspidoscelis marmorata reticuloriens Eastern Marbled Whiptail
Aspidoscelis neomexicana New Mexico Whiptail
Aspidoscelis sexlineata viridis Prairie Racerunner
Aspidoscelis sonorae Sonoran Spotted Whiptail
Aspidoscelis tesselata Common Checkered Whiptail
Aspidoscelis tigris punctilineata Sonoran Tiger Whiptail
Aspidoscelis tigris sepetentrionalis Plateau Tiger Whiptail
Aspidoscelis uniparens Desert Grassland Whiptail
Aspidoscelis velox Plateau Striped Whiptail
Non-native Protected