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Sonoran Spotted Whiptail (Cnemidophorus sonorae)
sonoran spotted whiptail

DESCRIPTION: L=up to 3.5" (9cm) not including tail which can be longer than the body. Overall dark with 6 white to yellow stripes running down back. Very faint spots appear between stripes. Like all whiptails, has a pointed snout and moves in a jerky fashion. Notice in picture to left how Western Whiptail actually appears more "spotted" than Sonoran Spotted Whiptail.
NATURAL HISTORY: Carnivorous, feeding on arthropods and other lizards. Diurnal. Lays eggs. Parthenogenic (see whysex).