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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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dneuharth

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August 24, 2016 10:51 PM CDT

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shelbyfrizzell

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August 24, 2016 10:52 PM CDT

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Roundtail Horned Lizard Phrynosoma modestum

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August 18, 2016 05:26 PM CDT

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aime3

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August 18, 2016 05:15 PM CDT

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Roundtail Horned Lizard Phrynosoma modestum

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rosybadillo

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May 11, 2016 04:15 AM COT

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Roundtail Horned Lizard Phrynosoma modestum

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kellibee

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July 23, 2016 12:35 PM MDT

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zapaliname

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June 8, 2016 11:03 PM CDT

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Roundtail Horned Lizard Phrynosoma modestum

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zapaliname

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July 21, 2016 11:03 PM CDT

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Roundtail Horned Lizard Phrynosoma modestum

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June 3, 2016 07:22 PM CDT

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Roundtail Horned Lizard Phrynosoma modestum

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acanto963

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July 27, 2016 11:45 AM COT

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Roundtail Horned Lizard Phrynosoma modestum

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rafas_lara

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July 28, 2016 06:11 PM MST

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Roundtail Horned Lizard Phrynosoma modestum

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philip72

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July 23, 2016 07:40 PM CDT

Description

Several baby Roundtail Horny Toads spotted next to a water trough.

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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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