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    • Sceloporus olivaceus
    • Sceloporus floridanus
    • Sceloporus spinosus floridanus
    • Sceloporus thayerii
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    • 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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karinsaucedo

Date

April 18, 2015 09:36 AM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Texas Spiny Lizard Sceloporus olivaceus

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wildcarrot

Date

April 15, 2015 04:46 PM CDT

Description

Saw these big guys near a friend's apartment.

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Texas Spiny Lizard Sceloporus olivaceus

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marymccarley

Date

April 7, 2015 12:01 PM CDT

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Texas Spiny Lizard Sceloporus olivaceus

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adampapendieck

Date

April 12, 2015 01:10 PM CDT

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Texas Spiny Lizard Sceloporus olivaceus

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naturenut

Date

April 11, 2015

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Texas Spiny Lizard Sceloporus olivaceus

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nato_perkins

Date

April 11, 2015 06:13 PM CDT

Description

One of the largest individuals I have ever seen.

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Texas Spiny Lizard Sceloporus olivaceus

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nspctrspacetime

Date

April 10, 2015 04:00 PM CDT

Description

Temperature was an estimated 70 F
Low cloud cover:30%
Lizard was found climbing in plastic bin adjacent to home. It was an estimated 9 cm long. It was gray with black markings and white side stripes.

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Texas Spiny Lizard Sceloporus olivaceus

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nspctrspacetime

Date

April 4, 2015 03:42 PM CDT

Description

Temperature was an estimated 77 F
Cloud cover was 90%.
2 individuals were found in large, dense patches of aloe approximately 10 m from each other. The patches of aloe vera were an estimated 6 sq. m in area. Lizards were grey with a white stripe along their sides. Tails were particularly dark.

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lagartija espinosa del noreste Sceloporus olivaceus

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gonzalezii

Date

April 5, 2015 03:32 PM CDT

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lagartija espinosa del noreste Sceloporus olivaceus

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gonzalezii

Date

April 5, 2015 03:32 PM CDT

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Texas Spiny Lizard Sceloporus olivaceus

Observer

ksrhs00

Date

April 8, 2015 02:00 PM CDT

Description

Lizard was found dead outside of a green house, near a caliche road, in Atascosa County. Surrounding habitat included mesquite, granjeno, guinea grass, plains bristlegrass, tansy mustard, and bermudagrass.

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Texas Spiny Lizard Sceloporus olivaceus

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jchav02

Date

April 9, 2015 12:38 PM 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.