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  • English
    • Round-tailed Horned Lizard
    • Roundtail Horned Lizard
  • Scientific Names
    • Phrynosoma modestum
    • Anota modesta
    • Doliosaurus modestus
  • Spanish
    • camaleón de cola redonda
    • Tapayatxin

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Roundtail Horned Lizard Phrynosoma modestum

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rafas_lara

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July 27, 2009 11:21 AM HST

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Roundtail Horned Lizard Phrynosoma modestum

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aztekium

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April 23, 2006 03:55 PM CDT

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Hay varias especies en Nuevo León, estos animalitos son inofensivos, se alimentan solamente de hormigas.

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Roundtail Horned Lizard Phrynosoma modestum

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rafas_lara

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May 23, 2009 05:30 PM HST

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Roundtail Horned Lizard Phrynosoma modestum

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rafas_lara

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May 23, 2009 05:27 PM HST

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Roundtail Horned Lizard Phrynosoma modestum

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rafas_lara

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May 23, 2009 12:45 PM HST

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Roundtail Horned Lizard Phrynosoma modestum

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eastm

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July 9, 2016 07:05 PM MDT

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Roundtail Horned Lizard Phrynosoma modestum

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arturoc

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July 11, 2016 05:44 PM CDT

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Roundtail Horned Lizard Phrynosoma modestum

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russellm08

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July 8, 2016 10:37 AM CDT

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Roundtail Horned Lizard Phrynosoma modestum

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najera

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July 5, 2016 02:05 PM COT

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Roundtail Horned Lizard Phrynosoma modestum

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najera

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July 5, 2016 02:05 PM COT

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Roundtail Horned Lizard Phrynosoma modestum

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carriedavis2010

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June 26, 2016

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Roundtail Horned Lizard Phrynosoma modestum

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richard_reams

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June 16, 2016
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Description from Wikipedia

The roundtail horned lizard (Phrynosoma modestum) is one of the smaller species of horned lizard. Their specific epithet is from the Latin word modestum, meaning modest or calm. They are found in the United States, in western Texas, New Mexico eastern Arizona, southeastern Colorado and eight states in northcentral Mexico where they are referred to as "tapayaxtin".

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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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