Mojave fringe-toed lizard

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Mojave fringe-toed lizard
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Suborder: Iguania
Family: Iguanidae
Subfamily: Phrynosomatinae
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 subfamily Phrynosomatinae. 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. ^ Hammerson, G.A. (2007). "Uma scoparia". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2007: e.T64166A12750216. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2007.RLTS.T64166A12750216.en. Retrieved 23 December 2017. 
  2. ^ "Uma scoparia - Mojave Fringe-toed Lizard". Retrieved 2008-09-02. 

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