Alternate name: Mearns' Rock Lizard
Family: Phrynosomatidae, Earless and Horned Lizards view all from this family
Description Flat bodied lizard with an olive, brown or grey dorsum and white or bluish spots on dorsum. It has a single black collar, a banded tail, and granular scales on its body with keeled tail and limb scales.
Dimensions 21.5-29cm. (8 1/2-11 1/2")
Breeding June-July. 2-6 eggs in a clutch.
Habitat Boulder hillsides.
Range Southern California to Baja California.
Discussion Diurnal. Active just before and after sunrise. Adept climber on rocks it waddles up the sides.