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

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Recent observations

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Roundtail Horned Lizard Phrynosoma modestum

Observer

knightericm

Date

June 21, 2015 05:09 PM CDT

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Roundtail Horned Lizard Phrynosoma modestum

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sandboa

Date

June 26, 2015 06:36 PM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Seen on Biological Inventory Team Herp Survey.

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Roundtail Horned Lizard Phrynosoma modestum

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foreverorange

Date

June 25, 2015 09:01 AM MDT

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Roundtail Horned Lizard Phrynosoma modestum

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chris_mcmartin

Date

June 14, 2015 10:41 PM CDT

Description

DOR adult Male; elevation 3425.2 feet; moon waning crescent; sky condition clear; pressure 29.84 inHg; humidity 43 percent. Salvaged under permit and deposited with Texas Natural History Collections at University of Texas--Austin.

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Roundtail Horned Lizard Phrynosoma modestum

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foreverorange

Date

June 23, 2015 09:32 AM MDT

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Roundtail Horned Lizard Phrynosoma modestum

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travisdimler

Date

June 20, 2015 09:03 AM CDT

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Roundtail Horned Lizard Phrynosoma modestum

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travisdimler

Date

June 20, 2015 08:48 AM CDT

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Roundtail Horned Lizard Phrynosoma modestum

Observer

cos

Date

June 20, 2015

Place

Dryden, Tx (Google, OSM)

Description

Horned Lizard

Sorry for the blurry picture, my camera was having trouble focusing on him.

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Roundtail Horned Lizard Phrynosoma modestum

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romeyswanson

Date

June 20, 2015 11:40 AM CDT

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Roundtail Horned Lizard Phrynosoma modestum

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romeyswanson

Date

June 20, 2015 11:37 AM CDT

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Roundtail Horned Lizard Phrynosoma modestum

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romeyswanson

Date

June 20, 2015 10:47 AM CDT

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Roundtail Horned Lizard Phrynosoma modestum

Observer

tonyj

Date

June 14, 2015 06:58 PM CDT
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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.