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Ameiva quadrilineata, the Four-lined Ameiva, is a medium-sized ground-dwelling lizard native to Central America. Adults can reach snout-vent lengths of 88 mm (males) and 82 mm (females), and their long tails commonly exceed 160 mm, making up as much as 69% of the lizard’s total length. This species gets its name from the two pairs of yellow stripes running longitudinally along its brown back and dark flanks. Its belly is white, bluish, or copper-colored, its tail is blue, and its throat may be yellow or orange. Like other members of its genus, A. quadrilineata is a very active lizard, foraging for prey (mainly small arthropods) on and in the soil and leaf litter during the morning and early afternoon. This species reproduces year-round, although breeding activity may be concentrated around the beginning of the rainy season between April and June.