checkered whiptail


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Noun1.checkered whiptail - markings are darker and more marked than in western whiptail; from southeastern Colorado to eastern Chihuahua
whiptail, whiptail lizard - any of numerous very agile and alert New World lizards
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The Colorado Checkered Whiptail (Aspidoscelis neotesselata) was described in 1997 and is endemic to southeastern Colorado (Walker and others 1997a).
Already Blankinship has reports of use by many reptiles and amphibians in the newly planted habitats: Texas tortoise and Texas indigo snake, both endangered in the state; the giant toad, threatened in Texas; Gulf Coast toad; checkered whiptail; six-lined racerunner.