Tan with darker spots and cream/pinkish bands. White-rimmed eyelids and supple skin. Granular scales on back. Slender toes.
10-12cm. (4-4 3/4″)
April-June. 2 eggs in a clutch.
Semi-arid habitats, and are often found around rock piles or canyon crevices.
New Mexico, Texas and ne. Mexico.
Nocturnal. Often seen on highways at night. Insects and small spiders form main diet. Stalks prey. When it sheds skin, it eats it.