San Diego Management & Monitoring Program


Southern California Whiptail Guide

Type: fact sheet

Number of pages: 1

Authors: Pauly, Gregory B.;

Year: 2022

Purpose: Southern California whiptail guide to distinguish between the Sonoran Spotted Whiptail (Aspidoscelis sonorae [nonnative]), Orange-throated Whiptail (Aspidoscelis hyperythus [native]), and Tiger Whiptail (Aspidoscelis tigris [native]).

Keywords: Orange-throated Whiptail (Aspidoscelis hyperythus); Sonoran Spotted Whiptail (Aspidoscelis sonorae); Tiger Whiptail (Aspidoscelis tigris);

Species: Orange-throated whiptail

Threats: Invasive animals