Lizards in Louisiana

Louisiana is home to several lizard species, including the green anole, the slender glass lizard, and the broad-headed skink. None of the lizards living in the state are poisonous.

Lizards in Louisiana

Lizards of Louisiana



Glass Lizards

  • Eastern Glass Lizard
  • Slender Glass Lizard

Horned Lizards

  • Texas Horned Lizard


  • Broad-headed Skink
  • Coal Skink
  • Common Five-lined Skink
  • Little Brown Skink
  • Prairie Skink
  • Southeastern Five-lined Skink

Spiny Lizards

  • Eastern Fence Lizard

Whiptail Lizards

  • Six-lined Racerunner

Most Common Lizard: Green Anole

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