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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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cindylcobb5

Date

July 9, 2007

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Texas Spiny Lizard Sceloporus olivaceus

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catenatus

Date

July 1, 2015 11:11 PM CDT

Description

Parker co tx

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Texas Spiny Lizard Sceloporus olivaceus

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catenatus

Date

July 1, 2015 11:02 PM CDT

Description

Parker co tx

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Texas Spiny Lizard Sceloporus olivaceus

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dneuharth

Date

June 30, 2015 03:21 PM CDT

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Texas Spiny Lizard Sceloporus olivaceus

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aaronramon

Date

June 28, 2015 06:21 PM CDT

Description

Juvenile (female?) with regrown tale observed in back yard.

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Texas Spiny Lizard Sceloporus olivaceus

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sandboa

Date

June 28, 2015 09:03 AM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Texas Spiny Lizard Sceloporus olivaceus

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jaredholmes

Date

June 27, 2015 03:50 PM CDT

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Texas Spiny Lizard Sceloporus olivaceus

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ryan8

Date

June 27, 2015 12:20 PM CDT

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Texas Spiny Lizard Sceloporus olivaceus

Observer

nancyed

Date

June 23, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

about 6 inches total length

glamour shot-haha!

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Texas Spiny Lizard Sceloporus olivaceus

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andyk

Date

June 24, 2015 10:18 AM CDT

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Texas Spiny Lizard Sceloporus olivaceus

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coreyjlange

Date

May 10, 2014

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Texas Spiny Lizard Sceloporus olivaceus

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savage

Date

May 23, 2007
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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.