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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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Recent observations

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Roundtail Horned Lizard Phrynosoma modestum

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najera

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February 1, 2016

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Roundtail Horned Lizard Phrynosoma modestum

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najera

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February 1, 2016

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Roundtail Horned Lizard Phrynosoma modestum

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najera

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January 30, 2016

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Roundtail Horned Lizard Phrynosoma modestum

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brenledbetter

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May 2, 2015 11:21 AM CDT

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Roundtail Horned Lizard Phrynosoma modestum

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rosybadillo

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January 12, 2016

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Roundtail Horned Lizard Phrynosoma modestum

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rosybadillo

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January 5, 2016

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Roundtail Horned Lizard Phrynosoma modestum

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happyherper

Date

September 29, 2015 11:07 AM CDT

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(Somewhere...)

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Roundtail Horned Lizard Phrynosoma modestum

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juancruzado

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May 28, 2015 09:02 AM CDT

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Roundtail Horned Lizard Phrynosoma modestum

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gerjhe

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December 3, 2013

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Roundtail Horned Lizard Phrynosoma modestum

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sandboa

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August 3, 2011 08:56 PM CDT

Description

This Horned Lizard was found impaled on this barbed wire fence probably by a Loggerhead Shrike.

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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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