Lizards in Nebraska

Most of the lizards living in Nebraska can be found in the western part of the state. There are ten lizards native to Nebraska.

Lizards of Nebraska

Earless Lizards

  • Lesser Earless Lizard

Glass Lizards

  • Slender Glass Lizard

Horned Lizards

  • Pygmy Short-horned Lizard


  • Common Five-lined Skink
  • Great Plains Skink
  • Many-lined Skink
  • Prairie Skink

Spiny Lizards

  • Eastern Fence Lizard
  • Sagebrush Lizard

Whiptail Lizards

  • Six-lined Racerunner