Species of Lizards

Found in Florida

Tokay  Gecko

Tokay  Gecko

Native to Asia, these geckos have spread worldwide through cargo transfers and the pet trade. They were introduced to combat cockroaches

African Redhead Agamas

African Redhead Agamas

This species with vibrant colors and social behavior is invasive in Florida and preys on native wildlife.

Green  Iguana

Green  Iguana

Originally from South America, the green iguana has thrived in Florida's environment, causing issues like erosion due to its tunneling

Argentine black and white Tegu

Argentine black and white Tegu

These large lizards are a significant threat to native reptiles in Florida, and eradication efforts are underway

Anole  Brown

Anole  Brown

Originally from Cuba, the Brown Anole is outcompeting the native Green Anole in Florida due to its adaptability

Eastern Glass Lizard

Eastern Glass Lizard

Resembling a snake, this legless lizard can be distinguished by its eyelids and earholes.

Eastern Fence Lizard

Eastern Fence Lizard

Also known as the Eastern Fence Lizard, this species is commonly seen on fences and other structures.

Broadhead  Skink

Broadhead  Skink

Named for its broad head, this skink is found in forested environments and has a distinctive orange-tangled head.

Six-lined racerunner

Six-lined racerunner

This lizard with six stripes down its back is known for its incredible speed, reaching up to eight miles per hour