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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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Texas Spiny Lizard Sceloporus olivaceus

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January 21, 2017 02:12 PM CST

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monicaorna

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December 27, 2016

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November 29, 2016 12:37 PM CST

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January 14, 2017 02:05 PM CST

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September 22, 2016 09:30 AM CDT

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judygva

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May 13, 2016 07:30 PM EDT

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Texas Spiny Lizard Sceloporus olivaceus

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jbest

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January 7, 2017 10:42 AM CST

Description

This lizard showed up in our house two days ago. Since the temperatures were in the 10s and 20s we didn't want to put it right back out. Released today into a nest of leaf litter. Dubbed Lizzie Kieschnick during its short time with us.

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katiegohmann

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January 5, 2017 08:30 AM CST

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This guy wasn't moving at all, no sunshine yet!

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Texas Spiny Lizard Sceloporus olivaceus

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mikeintyler

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July 11, 2009 11:55 PM CDT

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December 29, 2016 12:48 PM CST

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December 29, 2016 12:35 PM CST

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Texas Spiny Lizard Sceloporus olivaceus

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wild-about-texas

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September 23, 2008 02:35 PM HST
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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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