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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

Photos / Sounds

What

Texas Spiny Lizard Sceloporus olivaceus

Observer

afroherpkeeper

Date

August 30, 2015 05:08 PM CDT

Description

Large adult (Approx. 7 1/2") found in my garage. Was climbing around the inside of an old animal cage.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Texas Spiny Lizard Sceloporus olivaceus

Observer

andygluesenkamp

Date

August 25, 2015 06:21 PM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

It's that time of year when hatchlings are everywhere.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Texas Spiny Lizard Sceloporus olivaceus

Observer

gtsalmon

Date

September 4, 2013 12:07 PM CDT

Description

Young adult on window screen. Imaged only. GTS 1776.

Photos / Sounds

What

Texas Spiny Lizard Sceloporus olivaceus

Observer

chuckd

Date

August 23, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

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What

Texas Spiny Lizard Sceloporus olivaceus

Observer

alanna2

Date

August 25, 2015

Place

My house (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

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What

Texas Spiny Lizard Sceloporus olivaceus

Observer

gpstewart

Date

August 24, 2015

Description

Alternate ID welcome

Photos / Sounds

What

Texas Spiny Lizard Sceloporus olivaceus

Observer

afroherpkeeper

Date

August 9, 2015 07:08 PM CDT

Description

Very young hatchling, approximately 1.75" long.

Photos / Sounds

What

Texas Spiny Lizard Sceloporus olivaceus

Observer

jeff32

Date

August 18, 2015 10:09 AM CDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Texas Spiny Lizard Sceloporus olivaceus

Observer

doning

Date

August 17, 2015 09:51 AM CDT

Description

Texas Spiny Lizard, Scelopororus olivaceus

Photos / Sounds

What

Texas Spiny Lizard Sceloporus olivaceus

Observer

aenglandbiol

Date

August 15, 2015 12:29 PM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Young? Found drowned in rainwater bucket after brief summer rain. Specimen frozen, available upon request.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Texas Spiny Lizard Sceloporus olivaceus

Observer

tmcdaniel

Date

March 15, 2015 04:26 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Texas Spiny Lizard Sceloporus olivaceus

Observer

catenatus

Date

August 9, 2015 03:09 PM CDT

Description

Parker co tx

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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.