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A Survey of the Herpetofauna of the Comanche National Grasslands in Southeastern Colorado

Appendix 7:

Photographs of selected habitat and species of amphibians and
reptiles observered during the 1995-1997 field seasons

JPG -- Red-lipped prairie lizard
Red-lipped prairie lizard (Sceloporus undulatus erythrocheilus). This large female is gravid and was found in loose shale outcrops in the northern section of the Comanche National Grasslands. Prairie lizards may be common on rock outcrops or around woodpiles in shortgrass prairie.
JPG -- Great plains skink
Great plains skink (Eumeces obsoletus). This species appears to be most common in sandy areas along drainages. Neonates and juveniles are dark brown to black with blue tails.

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