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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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aldortiz4

Date

September 17, 2016 10:41 AM CDT

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en un izotal, cerca de una cañada.

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Roundtail Horned Lizard Phrynosoma modestum

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eloirhdz

Date

September 16, 2016 11:16 PM CDT

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(Somewhere...)

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Un pequeño lagarto

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Roundtail Horned Lizard Phrynosoma modestum

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pakko_gomez

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March 7, 2007 01:50 AM CST

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Roundtail Horned Lizard Phrynosoma modestum

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jesus_salazar

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October 30, 2011 01:17 AM CDT

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Roundtail Horned Lizard Phrynosoma modestum

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biolily

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April 23, 2006 03:55 PM CDT

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Roundtail Horned Lizard Phrynosoma modestum

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arturo_medina

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May 15, 2016 12:26 PM CDT

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Roundtail Horned Lizard Phrynosoma modestum

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arturo_medina

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May 24, 2015 01:20 PM CDT

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Roundtail Horned Lizard Phrynosoma modestum

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connor22

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August 24, 2016 10:52 PM CDT

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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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Roundtail Horned Lizard Phrynosoma modestum

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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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Roundtail Horned Lizard Phrynosoma modestum

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aime3

Date

August 18, 2016 05:15 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.
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