Desert Grassland Whiptail: Aspidoscelis Uniparens
Distribution and Habitat
Indigenous to central Arizona and more specifically the Mogollon Rim, Desert grassland whiptail can be found at elevations of 3,000 – 6,500 ft above sea level
Desert grassland whiptail inhabits most desert and semi-desert grasslands
This slim, small and dark brown lizard can be easily identified by their distinct 6 yellow/cream stripes on the body.
This species is all female, reproducing through a process known as parthenogenesis.