Terrestrial Life


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Terrestrial Life Currently within this WWW Site – 14

Alphabetical List by Common Name

Alphabetical List by Genus and Species

 Alphabetical List by Family


Bat of the Phyllostomidae Family (1)

California Leaf Nosed Bat*
Macrotus californicus

Iguanas of the Iguanidae Family (2)

Cape Spiny-tailed Iguana*
Ctenosaura hemilopha

Northern Desert Iguana*
Dipsosaurus dorsalis lucasensis

Lizard of the Phrynosomatidae Family (1)

Black-tailed Bush Lizard*
Urosaurus nigricaudus

Lizard of the Teiidae Family (1)

Orangethroated Whiptail Lizard* 
Aspidoscelis hyperythra

Scorpions of the Buthidae Family (1)

Baja California Bark Scorpion*
Centruroides exilicauda

Scorpions of the Caraboctonidae Family (1)

Desert Hairy Scorpion
Hadrurus arizonensis

Scorpions of the Chactidae Family (1)

Allenii Scorpion*
Nullibrotheas allenii

Skunk of the Mephitidae Family (1)

Western Spotted Skunk
Spilogale gracili

Squirrel of the Sciuridae Family (1)

California Ground Squirrel*
Spermophilus beecheyi

Snakes of the Colubridae Family (3)

California Kingsnake
Lampropeltis californiae

Sonora Mountain Kingsnake
Lampropeltis pyromelana

Variable Sand Snake*
Chilomeniscus straminenus

Toad of the Bufonidae Family (1)

Red-spotted Toad*
Anaxyrus punctatus