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    • Tree and Bush Lizards
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    • Urosaurus
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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

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What

Ornate Tree Lizard Urosaurus ornatus

Observer

codyhough

Date

November 24, 2014

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What

Ornate Tree Lizard Urosaurus ornatus

Observer

marymccarley

Date

March 22, 2015 01:00 PM CDT

Description

Grey lizard with blue throat about the size of an anole.

Photos / Sounds

What

Ornate Tree Lizard Urosaurus ornatus

Observer

confrench33

Date

March 19, 2015 01:53 PM CDT

Description

Glanced it peaking out of a crack in exposed rock along the Window Trail at Big Bend National Park. Forgot to note how far along the trail it was. Since I could only see it's face and leg, this ID might not be very strong, but it's distinct lateral stripe and unique head pattern distinguish it from local Sceloporus species.

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What

Small-scaled Lizard Urosaurus nigricaudus

Observer

xantusiahunter

Date

March 19, 2015 02:45 PM MST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

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What

Small-scaled Lizard Urosaurus nigricaudus

Observer

xantusiahunter

Date

March 19, 2015 10:09 AM MST

Place

(Somewhere...)

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What

Small-scaled Lizard Urosaurus nigricaudus

Observer

mstepek

Date

March 17, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

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What

Ornate Tree Lizard Urosaurus ornatus

Observer

direbecca

Date

March 17, 2015

Description

Juvenile

Photos / Sounds

What

Ornate Tree Lizard Urosaurus ornatus

Observer

direbecca

Date

March 17, 2015

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Observer

jorgehvaldez

Date

March 16, 2015 02:08 PM MST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

What

Small-scaled Lizard Urosaurus nigricaudus

Observer

xantusiahunter

Date

March 16, 2015 10:02 AM MST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

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What

Long-tailed Brush Lizard Urosaurus graciosus

Observer

dean_leavitt

Date

March 14, 2015 10:08 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Small-scaled Lizard Urosaurus nigricaudus

Observer

mstepek

Date

March 14, 2015 01:00 PM MDT

Place

(Somewhere...)
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Description from Wikipedia

The genus Urosaurus (the tree and brush lizards) belongs to the New World iguanian family Phrynosomatidae. They can be distinguished from members of the genus Sceloporus by the presence of a gular (under neck) fold and granular lateral scales. They can be distinguished from members of the genus Uta by the presence of enlarged (sometimes only slightly) dorsal scales. It has been used as a model system in lizard life-history studies, and populations produce two or...

No range data available.