Mojave fringe-toed lizard

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Mojave fringe-toed lizard
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Suborder: Lacertilia
Infraorder: Iguania
Family: Phrynosomatidae
Genus: Uma
Species: U. scoparia
Binomial name
Uma scoparia
Cope, 1894

The Mojave fringe-toed lizard (Uma scoparia), is a species of medium-sized, white or grayish, black-spotted diurnal lizard in the family Phrynosomatidae. It is adapted to living in sand dunes in the Mojave Desert. It ranges from Los Angeles County, Riverside County, and San Bernardino County in California to extreme western Arizona in La Paz County. The Mojave fringe-toed lizard is omnivorous.[2]

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  1. ^ "Uma scoparia". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2007. International Union for Conservation of Nature. 2007. 
  2. ^ "Uma scoparia - Mojave Fringe-toed Lizard". Retrieved 2008-09-02. 

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