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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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November 1, 2015 09:54 AM CST

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Roundtail Horned Lizard Phrynosoma modestum

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May 26, 2015 10:11 AM EDT

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October 2, 2015 01:22 PM HST

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Roundtail Horned Lizard Phrynosoma modestum

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wild-about-texas

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May 17, 2010 03:05 PM HST

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Roundtail Horned Lizard Phrynosoma modestum

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wild-about-texas

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April 18, 2010 12:43 PM HST

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Roundtail Horned Lizard Phrynosoma modestum

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wild-about-texas

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September 25, 2008 01:10 PM HST

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Roundtail Horned Lizard Phrynosoma modestum

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wild-about-texas

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May 15, 2010 11:59 AM HST

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Roundtail Horned Lizard Phrynosoma modestum

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December 16, 2016

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Roundtail Horned Lizard Phrynosoma modestum

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August 4, 2014

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Roundtail Horned Lizard Phrynosoma modestum

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wild-about-texas

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July 3, 2008 12:37 PM HST

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On private ranch

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Roundtail Horned Lizard Phrynosoma modestum

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wild-about-texas

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October 12, 2011 03:57 PM HST

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Roundtail Horned Lizard Phrynosoma modestum

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wild-about-texas

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June 27, 2013 11:14 AM HST

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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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