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

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Round-tailed Horned Lizard Phrynosoma modestum

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kucycads

Date

April 12, 2014

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Roundtail Horned Lizard Phrynosoma modestum

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croelke

Date

April 12, 2014 12:35 PM CDT

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vill-a

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April 11, 2014 10:07 AM CDT

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Roundtail Horned Lizard Phrynosoma modestum

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connor22

Date

April 12, 2014 12:32 PM CDT

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Roundtail Horned Lizard Phrynosoma modestum

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connor22

Date

April 11, 2014 12:52 PM CDT

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Roundtail Horned Lizard Phrynosoma modestum

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mfontenot22

Date

April 12, 2014 12:35 PM CDT

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travis2

Date

March 27, 2014

Description

On Marathon ISD running track.

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jnstuart

Date

June 17, 2010

Description

Bosque del Apache NWR, Socorro Co., New Mexico, USA. Among creostotebush in Chihuahuan Desert habitat.

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Roundtail Horned Lizard Phrynosoma modestum

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jessemartinjr

Date

March 28, 2014 02:20 PM CDT

Place

post texas (Google, OSM)

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Roundtail Horned Lizard Phrynosoma modestum

Observer

calopteryx

Date

April 13, 2012 04:36 PM EDT

Description

Phrynosoma modestum (Squamata: Lacertilia: Phrynosomatidae). Piedras Marcadas Canyon in Petroglyph National Monument, Bernalillo County, NM 13 April 2012

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juancruzado

Date

September 10, 2013
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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.