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FLORIDA SCRUB LIZARD
Endemic to Florida
A small lizard of scrub and sandhills mainly of the interior peninsula and Atlantic coast of Florida.
Scrub lizards are gray to gray-brown with a distinctive thick brown stripes on the side of the body from the head to the base of the tail. Growing to about 13 cm (5 in.) in length with spiny scales. They are very similar to Eastern fence lizards except for having the side stripes.
Sceloporus woodi is a member of the Phrynosomatidae - North American spiny lizards and allies family.
Other species of this genus in the Wild Florida Photo database:
View Sceloporus undulatus - EASTERN FENCE LIZARD
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For more information on this species, visit the following link:
University of Florida IFAS Extension page for this species
Date record last modified:
Oct 09, 2010