Category: Lizards

Ophisaurus ventralis, 20 September 2020

Ophisaurus ventralis, the Eastern glass lizard; Volusia county, Florida (20 September 2020).Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Ophisaurus ventralis, 20 September 2020

Ophisaurus ventralis, the Eastern glass lizard;Volusia county, Florida (20 September 2020).Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Anolis cristatellus, 16 March 2017

Anolis cristatellus, the Puerto Rican crested anole;Miami-Dade county, Florida (16 March 2017).Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Anolis cristatellus, 16 March 2017

Anolis cristatellus, the Puerto Rican crested anole; Miami-Dade county, Florida (16 March 2017).Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Iguana iguana, 12 June 2016

Iguana iguana, the Green iguana; Palm Beach county, Florida (12 June 2016).Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Iguana iguana, 12 June 2016

Iguana iguana, the Green iguana;Palm Beach county, Florida (12 June 2016).Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Leiocephalus carinatus armouri, 07 August 2017

Leiocephalus carinatus armouri, the Northern curlytail lizard; Monroe county, Florida (07 August 2017).Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Leiocephalus carinatus armouri, 07 August 2017

Leiocephalus carinatus armouri, the Northern curlytail lizard;Monroe county, Florida (07 August 2017).Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Anolis equestris, 21 January 2017

Anolis equestris, the Cuban knight anole;Miami-Dade county, Florida (21 January 2017).Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Anolis equestris, 21 January 2017

Anolis equestris, the Cuban knight anole; Miami-Dade county, Florida (21 January 2017).Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Anolis distichus, 18 March 2017

Anolis distichus, the Bark anole; Miami-Dade county, Florida (18 March 2017). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org. Learn more about anoles at AnoleAnnals.org.

Anolis distichus, 18 March 2017

Anolis distichus, the Bark anole; Miami-Dade county, Florida (18 March 2017). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org. Learn more about anoles at AnoleAnnals.org.

Anolis distichus, 21 March 2015

Anolis distichus, the Bark anole; Miami-Dade county, Florida (21 March 2015). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org. Learn more about anoles at AnoleAnnals.org.

Plestiodon inexpectatus, 27 July 2020

Plestiodon inexpectatus, the Southeastern five-lined skink; Volusia county, Florida (27 July 2020). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Plestiodon inexpectatus, 27 July 2020

Plestiodon inexpectatus, the Southeastern five-lined skink; Volusia county, Florida (27 July 2020). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Plestiodon inexpectatus, 27 July 2020

Plestiodon inexpectatus, the Southeastern five-lined skink; Volusia county, Florida (27 July 2020). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Anolis sagrei, 24 August 2013

Anolis sagrei, the Cuban brown anole; Volusia county, Florida (24 August 2013). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Anolis carolinensis, 24 August 2013

Anolis carolinensis, the Carolina green anole; Volusia county, Florida (24 August 2013). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Agama picticauda, 16 March 2017

Agama picticauda, the African redhead agama; Miami-Dade county, Florida (16 March 2017). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.  

Agama picticauda, 16 March 2017

Agama picticauda, the African redhead agama; Miami-Dade county, Florida (16 March 2017). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Agama picticauda, 16 March 2017

Agama picticauda, the African redhead agama; Miami-Dade county, Florida (16 March 2017). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Anolis distichus, 02 September 2011

Anolis distichus, the Bark anole; Miami-Dade county, Florida (02 September 2011). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org. Learn more about all-things-Anolis at AnoleAnnals.org.  

Anolis distichus, 02 September 2011

Anolis distichus, the Bark anole; Miami-Dade county, Florida (02 September 2011). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org. Learn more about all-things-Anolis at AnoleAnnals.org.

Anolis distichus, 02 September 2011

Anolis distichus, the Bark anole; Miami-Dade county, Florida (02 September 2011). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org. Learn more about all-things-Anolis at AnoleAnnals.org.

Anolis chlorocyanus, 21 January 2017

Anolis chlorocyanus, the Hispaniolan green anole; Broward county, Florida (21 January 2017). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Anolis chlorocyanus, 21 January 2017

Anolis chlorocyanus, the Hispaniolan green anole; Broward county, Florida (21 January 2017). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Anolis chlorocyanus, 21 January 2017

Anolis chlorocyanus, the Hispaniolan green anole; Broward county, Florida (21 January 2017). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Anolis cybotes, 21 January 2017

Anolis cybotes, the Hispaniolan stout anole; Broward county, Florida (21 January 2017). I never tire of Anolis texture. Little dragons of excellence.  Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Anolis cybotes, 21 January 2017

Anolis cybotes, the Hispaniolan stout anole; Broward county, Florida (21 January 2017). A dewlap reference shot of A. cybotes. Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Anolis cybotes, 21 January 2017

Anolis cybotes, the Hispaniolan stout anole; Broward county, Florida (21 January 2017). Non-native to the United States and only in limited areas of south Florida. Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Sceloporus undulatus undulatus, 17 May 2009

Sceloporus undulatus undulatus, the Eastern fence lizard; Columbia county, Florida (17 May 2009). A full body shot of our little armored undulatus.  Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Sceloporus undulatus undulatus, 17 May 2009

Sceloporus undulatus undulatus, the Eastern fence lizard; Columbia county, Florida (17 May 2009). Just a splash of neck action on this one. Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Sceloporus undulatus undulatus, 17 May 2009

Sceloporus undulatus undulatus, the Southern fence lizard; Columbia county, Florida (17 May 2009). I don’t see nearly enough of these in my home territory of coastal Volusia. Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Iguana iguana, 09 July 2011

Iguana iguana, the Green iguana; Monroe county, Florida (09 July 2011). Some folks may be surprised by how well the big ones can climb. And fast! So, so fast! Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Iguana iguana, 10 July 2011

Iguana iguana, the Green iguana; Monroe county, Florida (10 July 2011). This is my spirit animal, my patronus. Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Iguana iguana, 10 July 2011

Iguana iguana, the Green iguana; Monroe county, Florida (10 July 2011). A juvenile Green iguana starting its mortal journey in the Florida Keys. What fortune! Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Leiocephalus carinatus, 12 June 2016

Leiocephalus carinatus, the Northern curlytail lizard; Palm Beach county, Florida (12 June 2016). What a fantastic mug, right? Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Leiocephalus carinatus, 12 June 2016

Leiocephalus carinatus, the Northern curlytail lizard; Palm Beach county, Florida (12 June 2016). A little curly-tail tail shot of curlyness. Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Leiocephalus carinatus, 12 June 2016

Leiocephalus carinatus, the Northern curlytail lizard; Palm Beach county, Florida (12 June 2016). A non-native species gradually making its way north along Florida’s east coast. Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Iguana iguana, 18 May 2017

Iguana iguana, the Green iguana; Miami-Dade county, Florida (18 March 2017). Profile of a much-younger Iggy back on Day 01.A stark contrast from the Iggy-of-2020. Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Iguana iguana, 18 May 2017

Iguana iguana, the Green iguana; Miami-Dade county, Florida (18 March 2017). Textures and colors. Two things the Green iguana has no shortage of. Just check out all those textures and colors. Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Iguana iguana, 18 May 2017

Iguana iguana, the Green iguana; Miami-Dade county, Florida (18 March 2017). Feeling blue? Then let your eyes soak up some green! This is how we first found Iggy, our now-captive Green iguana, in south Florida. Such an emerald kid! Learn more about this species at… Continue Reading “Iguana iguana, 18 May 2017”

Sceloporus woodi, 09 June 2017

Sceloporus woodi, the Florida scrub lizard; Martin county, Florida (09 June 2017). Another angled shot of a Florida scrub lizard clinging to a tree. I wish we had these in coastal Volusia County, but I only see them in Ocala National Forest (Central Florida interior) and in… Continue Reading “Sceloporus woodi, 09 June 2017”

Sceloporus woodi, 09 June 2017

Sceloporus woodi, the Florida scrub lizard; Martin county, Florida (09 June 2017). This image is rotated 90 degrees; the lizard is clinging to a burn-crusted Slash pine. Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Sceloporus woodi, 09 June 2017

Sceloporus woodi, the Florida scrub lizard; Martin county, Florida (09 June 2017). The fantastic and visually dynamic Florida scrub lizard. Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Hemidactylus turcicus, 24 May 2012

Hemidactylus turcicus, the Mediterranean gecko; Lake county, Florida (24 May 2012). I little over-saturation on this photo to show the contrasting yellows and blues.  Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.  

Hemidactylus turcicus, 24 May 2012

Hemidactylus turcicus, the Mediterranean gecko; Lake county, Florida (24 May 2012). The inevitable in situ screen shot. heh. If I had a nickel for every gecko I’ve seen scampering about screen mesh in Florida… Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Hemidactylus turcicus, 24 May 2012

Hemidactylus turcicus, the Mediterranean gecko; Lake county, Florida (24 May 2012). A fairly smallish-but-not-tiny (by their standards) Mediterranean gecko. Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Aspidoscelis sexlineatus sexlineatus, 29 April 2013

Aspidoscelis sexlineatus sexlineatus, the Eastern six-lined racerunner; Hamilton county, Florida (29 April 2013). One more shot of this incredible racerunner. Not including the subspecies I used to see in Oklahoma, this is the boldest and brightest racerunner I’ve been able to photograph.  Learn more… Continue Reading “Aspidoscelis sexlineatus sexlineatus, 29 April 2013”

Aspidoscelis sexlineatus sexlineatus, 29 April 2013

Aspidoscelis sexlineatus sexlineatus, the Eastern six-lined racerunner; Hamilton county, Florida (29 April 2013). Racerunners are simply not easy to catch by hand. They earn their name well because, man, they are quick to race away. I’m grateful I was able to creep somewhat close to this… Continue Reading “Aspidoscelis sexlineatus sexlineatus, 29 April 2013”