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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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quirino

Date

May 21, 2016

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Roundtail Horned Lizard Phrynosoma modestum

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leehoy

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June 15, 2015 09:08 PM COT

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Roundtail Horned Lizard Phrynosoma modestum

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leehoy

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May 21, 2016 08:58 PM CDT

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Roundtail Horned Lizard Phrynosoma modestum

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jrotzeke

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May 25, 2016 09:26 PM CDT

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Roundtail Horned Lizard Phrynosoma modestum

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imwildlife

Date

May 24, 2016 08:55 PM MDT

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Roundtail Horned Lizard Phrynosoma modestum

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aaron_balam

Date

May 12, 2016

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Roundtail Horned Lizard Phrynosoma modestum

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david125

Date

April 16, 2016

Description

On rock road

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Roundtail Horned Lizard Phrynosoma modestum

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alikat

Date

May 8, 2016 03:29 PM MDT

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Roundtail Horned Lizard Phrynosoma modestum

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sergiomarines

Date

July 22, 2015

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Roundtail Horned Lizard Phrynosoma modestum

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santillanaale

Date

April 17, 2016 10:14 AM CDT

Description

On side of park road

USA, TX, Terrell Co.:
Independence Creek Preserve
17-iv-2016

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Roundtail Horned Lizard Phrynosoma modestum

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kucycads

Date

April 15, 2016

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

DOR, collected for TNHC

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Roundtail Horned Lizard Phrynosoma modestum

Date

April 17, 2016 11:50 AM CDT

Description

Found on the side of the road while driving, looked like a moving pebble.

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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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