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Urosaurus nigricaudus

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Kingdom  Animalia
Suborder  Lacertilia
Subfamily  Phrynosomatinae
Genus  Urosaurus
Order  Scaled reptiles
Class  Sauropsida
Family  Iguanidae
Phylum  Chordata
Rank  Species
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Similar  Urosaurus, Urosaurus graciosus, Scaled reptiles, Banded rock lizard, Granite spiny lizard

Urosaurus nigricaudus is a species of lizard. Common names for this species include the Baja California brush lizard, black-tailed brush lizard, and small-scaled tree lizard. Its range includes southern California, Baja California, and nearby Pacific islands.

Taxonomy

Until 1999, small-scaled lizard Urosaurus microscutatus was considered a discrete species. Microscutatus has since been identified as the same species.

References

Urosaurus nigricaudus Wikipedia


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