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    • 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

Observer

dhend9

Date

July 25, 2016 12:23 PM CDT

Description

Texas Spiny Lizard showing the blue underbelly. He is sunning on a cedar stump.

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What

Texas Spiny Lizard Sceloporus olivaceus

Observer

sambiology

Date

July 24, 2016

Description

After Elizabeth got off work, we went to the Oakmont Park. This is such an AWESOME park with some great limestone areas... However, it was really really hot, so we didn't stay too long. :)

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Texas Spiny Lizard Sceloporus olivaceus

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jruiz2016

Date

May 29, 2016 02:49 PM CDT

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Texas Spiny Lizard Sceloporus olivaceus

Observer

gtsalmon

Date

July 21, 2016 03:37 PM CDT

Description

Subadult. Seen dangling from the beak of a roadrunner. This bleepin' bird is upsetting me. Image by Ashley Finley.

See second image for close-up.

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Texas Spiny Lizard Sceloporus olivaceus

Observer

ladylauren85

Date

July 23, 2016 12:17 PM CDT

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Texas Spiny Lizard Sceloporus olivaceus

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taharms48

Date

July 22, 2016 09:45 AM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Texas Spiny Lizard Sceloporus olivaceus

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maribethbrown

Date

July 21, 2016 05:30 PM CDT

Description

Texas Spiny Lizard?

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Texas Spiny Lizard Sceloporus olivaceus

Observer

gcwarbler

Date

August 11, 2010 08:59 AM CDT

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Texas Spiny Lizard Sceloporus olivaceus

Observer

sean32

Date

April 20, 2016 12:04 PM CDT

Description

My neighbor found it near his garbage cans on the side of his house. We relocated it to a treed lot near the lake.

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Texas Spiny Lizard Sceloporus olivaceus

Observer

sean32

Date

April 20, 2016 12:04 PM CDT

Description

My neighbor found it near his garbage cans on the side of his house. We relocated it to a treed lot near the lake.

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Texas Spiny Lizard Sceloporus olivaceus

Observer

sean32

Date

April 20, 2016 12:04 PM CDT

Description

My neighbor found it near his garbage cans on the side of his house. We relocated it to a treed lot near the lake.

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Texas Spiny Lizard Sceloporus olivaceus

Observer

rehb

Date

July 20, 2016 10:35 AM CDT
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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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