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Gambelia sila (Bluntnose Leopard Lizard, San Joaquin Leopard Lizard; blunt-nosed leopard lizard)

Synonyms: Crotaphytus silus; Crotaphytus wislizeni silus; Crotaphytus wislizenii silus; Gambelia silus; Gambelia wislizenii silus

Wikipedia Abstract

Gambelia sila, also known as the blunt-nosed leopard lizard, is a blunt nosed lizard found in California.
View Wikipedia Record: Gambelia sila

Endangered Species

Status: Endangered
View IUCN Record: Gambelia sila


Adult Weight [1]  39 grams
Birth Weight [1]  2 grams
Clutch Size [1]  5
Clutches / Year [1]  2
Incubation [1]  60 days
Reproductive Mode [2]  Oviparous
Snout to Vent Length [1]  4.331 inches (11 cm)
Habitat Substrate [2]  Terrestrial


Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Carrizo Plain Preserve Nature Conservancy - Preserve Ia 7550 California, United States  
Paine Preserve Nature Conservancy - Preserve 2965 California, United States    
Pixley Vernal Pools Preserve 37 California, United States
Sand Ridge Preserve Nature Conservancy - Preserve Ia 285 California, United States

Biodiversity Hotspots

Name Location Endemic Species Website
California Floristic Province Mexico, United States No

Range Map

External References

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Attributes / relations provided by
1Nathan P. Myhrvold, Elita Baldridge, Benjamin Chan, Dhileep Sivam, Daniel L. Freeman, and S. K. Morgan Ernest. 2015. An amniote life-history database to perform comparative analyses with birds, mammals, and reptiles. Ecology 96:3109
2Meiri, Shai (2019), Data from: Traits of lizards of the world: variation around a successful evolutionary design, Dryad, Dataset,
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 Wildfinder Database
Biodiversity Hotspots provided by Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund
Abstract provided by DBpedia licensed under a Creative Commons License
Species taxanomy provided by GBIF Secretariat (2019). GBIF Backbone Taxonomy. Checklist dataset accessed via on 2020-03-21; License: CC BY 4.0