The first lizard pictured above was just basking in the waning late afternoon sun. The second one was putting on quite a show, puffing itself up and doing push-ups. At first we wondered whether it was trying to impress us, its human observers, but then it suddenly raced down the rock to drive off a fellow prairie lizard.
- Original journal article by Leaché and Reeder splitting up the Eastern Fence Lizard
- Crother, B. I. (ed.) 2017. Scientific and Standard English Names of Amphibians and Reptiles of North America North of Mexico, with Comments Regarding Confidence in Our Understanding, Eighth Edition
- Hammerson, G. A. 1999. Amphibians and Reptiles in Colorado, Second Edition
- Smith, H. M. 1995. Handbook of Lizards: Lizards of the United States and Canada
- Stebbins, R. C. 2003. Peterson Field Guide to Western Reptiles and Amphibians, Third Edition