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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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What

Texas Spiny Lizard Sceloporus olivaceus

Observer

sambiology

Date

September 14, 2014

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Texas Spiny Lizard Sceloporus olivaceus

Observer

piggypoodle

Date

September 13, 2014 01:15 PM CDT

Description

Just found this gorgeous little guy !

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What

Texas Spiny Lizard Sceloporus olivaceus

Observer

lauramorganclark

Date

September 12, 2014 10:55 AM CDT

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What

Texas spiny lizard Sceloporus olivaceus

Observer

cullen

Date

September 12, 2014 11:03 AM CDT

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What

Texas Spiny Lizard Sceloporus olivaceus

Observer

mdwarriner

Date

September 9, 2014 11:09 AM CDT

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What

Texas Spiny Lizard Sceloporus olivaceus

Observer

dfwuw

Date

August 31, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

What

Texas Spiny Lizard Sceloporus olivaceus

Observer

naturenut

Date

September 8, 2014

Description

found a small texas spiny lizard hanging out they really blend in with the bark on this tree

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What

Texas Spiny Lizard Sceloporus olivaceus

Observer

thom

Date

September 7, 2014 06:11 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Texas Spiny Lizard Sceloporus olivaceus

Observer

naturenut

Date

September 7, 2014

Description

one of my squirrels was going nuts over the texas spiny lizard seen in the third photo

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What

texas spiny lizard Sceloporus olivaceus

Observer

mchlfx

Date

September 7, 2014

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What

Texas Spiny Lizard Sceloporus olivaceus

Observer

gtsalmon

Date

September 6, 2014 06:06 PM CDT

Description

Recent offspring observed in the backyard of our new house. Imaged only. GTS 1863.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Texas Spiny Lizard Sceloporus olivaceus

Observer

lauramorganclark

Date

September 6, 2014 03:16 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.