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Cape Giant Whiptail - Aspidoscelis maxima

(Cope , 1864)

(= Cnemidophorus maximus)
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Cape Giant Whiptail Cape Giant Whiptail Cape Giant Whiptail
Adult, Cape region, Baja California Sur © Brad Murakami.
(Notice how large this species grows. This specimen is approximately 30 inches long, including the tail.)
Cape Giant Whiptail Cape Giant Whiptail  
Adult, La Huerta, Baja California Sur Adult, La Huerta, Baja California Sur  
Cape Giant Whiptail Cape Giant Whiptail  
Adult, Cape Region, Baja California Sur
© Mauricio Correa
Adult, Cape Region, Baja California Sur
© Mauricio Correa
 
     
Habitat
Cape Giant Whiptail habitat Cape Giant Whiptail habitat  
Habitat, La Huerta, Baja California Sur Habitat, east of La Paz, Baja California Sur © Jackson Shedd  

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.

Samuel M. McGinnis and Robert C. Stebbins. Peterson Field Guide to Western Reptiles & Amphibians. 4th Edition. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company, 2018.

Stebbins, Robert C. A Field Guide to Western Reptiles and Amphibians. 3rd Edition. Houghton Mifflin Company, 2003.

San Diego Natural History Museum







Baja California Reptiles & Amphibians

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