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  • Scientific Names
    • Sceloporus olivaceus
    • Sceloporus floridanus
    • Sceloporus spinosus floridanus
    • Sceloporus thayerii
  • English
    • Texas Spiny Lizard
  • Spanish
    • lagartija espinosa del noreste

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Recent observations

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Texas Spiny Lizard Sceloporus olivaceus

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sandboa

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May 25, 2016 02:50 PM CDT

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Texas Spiny Lizard Sceloporus olivaceus

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bob777

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May 30, 2016 12:14 PM CDT

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Texas Spiny Lizard Sceloporus olivaceus

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timcole

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May 24, 2016 02:04 PM CDT

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Texas Spiny Lizard Sceloporus olivaceus

Date

May 25, 2016 01:46 PM CDT

Description

Found this lizard sunning on this fallen tree branch during the hour the sun peaked out on a cloud day.
Another Texas Spiny lizard about the same size as this one was less than 1 meter away on a branch higher up.

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Texas Spiny Lizard Sceloporus olivaceus

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natemcgowan

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May 29, 2016 04:17 PM CDT

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Texas Spiny Lizard Sceloporus olivaceus

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crystal10

Date

March 12, 2016 08:44 PM CST

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Texas Spiny Lizard Sceloporus olivaceus

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scottholt

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May 29, 2016 04:01 PM CDT

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Texas Spiny Lizard Sceloporus olivaceus

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May 28, 2016 05:08 PM CDT

Description

Immature

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Texas Spiny Lizard Sceloporus olivaceus

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catenatus

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May 26, 2016 04:09 PM CDT

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Dor

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Texas Spiny Lizard Sceloporus olivaceus

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philipwoodscc

Date

May 21, 2016

Description

Running up a love Oak late in the afternoon

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Texas Spiny Lizard Sceloporus olivaceus

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leehoy

Date

May 26, 2016 07:44 PM CDT

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Texas Spiny Lizard Sceloporus olivaceus

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danieltapaya

Date

May 10, 2016
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Description from Wikipedia

The Texas spiny lizard (Sceloporus olivaceus) is a species of phrynosomatid lizard native to the south central United States, in the states of Texas and Oklahoma, and northeastern Mexico in the states of Coahuila, Nuevo León, Tamaulipas, and San Luis Potosí. They are quite common throughout their range, where they can be found in trees or on fences.

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Conservation Summary

    Source: IUCN 2010. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2010.4. http://www.iucnredlist.org/technical-documents/spatial-data. Downloaded March 2011.
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