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Desert Banded Gecko - Coleonyx variegatus variegatus

(Baird, 1859)
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Viscaino Zebra-tailed Lizard Viscaino Zebra-tailed Lizard Viscaino Zebra-tailed Lizard
Adult, San Matias Pass, Baja California
© Stuart Young
Adult, San Matias Pass, Baja California Sur © Stuart Young Adult, San Matias Pass, Baja California
© Stuart Young
Viscaino Zebra-tailed Lizard Viscaino Zebra-tailed Lizard Viscaino Zebra-tailed Lizard
Adult, San Matias Pass, Baja California © Stuart Young Adult, San Matias Pass, Baja California
© Stuart Young
Viscaino Zebra-tailed Lizard Viscaino Zebra-tailed Lizard  
San Diego Banded Gecko (on fingers), intergrade (in the middle), and Desert Banded Gecko (near wrist) all found in San Matias Pass, Baja California where the ranges of the two subspecies meet. © Stuart Young
 
Habitat
San Matias Pass Rosy Boa habitat  
Habitat, San Matias Pass,
Baja California © Stuart Young
Habitat, San Matias Pass,
Baja California © Stuart Young
 
 
Short Videos of This Subpecies
Desert Banded Gecko
Desert Banded Gecko  
A night shot of a gecko crawling
slowly and waving its tail.
Three Desert Banded Geckos
out at night in the desert.
 
     

References:


Grismer, L. Lee. Amphibians and Reptiles of Baja California, Including Its Pacific Islands and the Islands in the Sea of Cortés. The University of California Press, 2002.

McPeak, Ron H. Amphibians and Reptiles of Baja California. Sea Challengers, 2000.

San Diego Natural History Museum







Baja California Reptiles & Amphibians

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