Wild Florida Photo - Sceloporus woodi - Florida scrub lizard

Sceloporus woodi

Florida scrub lizard

Florida native

Endemic to Florida

St. Lucie Co. FL 05/24/09
Marion Co. FL 03/30/19
St. Lucie Co. FL 05/24/09
St. Lucie Co. FL 05/24/09

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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.

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Sceloporus woodi is a member of the Phrynosomatidae - North American spiny lizards and allies family.

Other species of the Sceloporus genus in the Wild Florida Photo database:
  Sceloporus undulatus - EASTERN FENCE LIZARD

For more information on this species, visit the following link:
University of Florida IFAS Extension page for this species

Date record last modified: Jan 07, 2016

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