- Species Profile for Coachella Valley Fringe-Toed lizard (Uma inornata)
Coachella Valley Fringe-Toed lizard (Uma inornata)
Where Listed: WHEREVER FOUND
These lizards have several specialized adaptations: elongated scales on their hind feet ("fringes") for added traction in loose sand, a shovel-shaped head and a lower jaw adapted to aid diving into and moving short distances beneath the sand, elongated scales covering their ears to keep sand out, and unique morphology (form or structure) of internal nostrils that allows them to breathe below the sand without inhaling sand particles.
- States/US Territories in which the Coachella Valley Fringe-Toed lizard, Wherever found is known to or is believed to occur:
- US Counties in which the Coachella Valley Fringe-Toed lizard, Wherever found is known to or is believed to occur:
- USFWS Refuges in which the Coachella Valley Fringe-Toed lizard, Wherever found is known to occur:
Coachella Valley National Wildlife Refuge
Current Listing Status Summary
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