Southern alligator lizards are large, rough-scaled lizards with short limbs and a long tail.
Northern alligator lizards are small to medium-sized rough-scaled lizards with short limbs and a long tail.
Horned lizards are rather toad-like in appearance, hence their Latin name “Phrynosoma” meaning “toad body."
Western Skinks tend to live near water in dry open forests, shrub-steppe, and grassland.
In addition to sagebrush, they can be found in pinyon-juniper woodlands, open pine forests, and Douglas fir forests.
Western Fence Lizards feed on beetles, ants, flies, caterpillars, and spiders.