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

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Recent observations

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Observer

gilberto1859

Date

May 18, 2009

Description

conocida como "chivita", la fotografie al atardecer cerca de unos hormigueros, intento escapar camuflandose con una roca.

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What

Roundtail Horned Lizard Phrynosoma modestum

Observer

mfontenot22

Date

July 25, 2014 06:37 PM CDT

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What

Roundtail Horned Lizard Phrynosoma modestum

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anna-0

Date

July 13, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

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aldortiz4

Date

July 19, 2014

Description

Se encontraba en un área de cambio de uso de suelo para un banco de material. Vegetación tipo matorral xerófilo-submontano

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Roundtail Horned Lizard Phrynosoma modestum

Observer

gtsalmon

Date

August 31, 2013 10:37 AM CDT

Description

AOR on Hwy 90 in Marathon Basin. With Gary Heyroth.

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What

Roundtail Horned Lizard Phrynosoma modestum

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cab0_

Date

June 12, 2011

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What

Roundtail Horned Lizard Phrynosoma modestum

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cab0_

Date

August 26, 2012

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Roundtail Horned Lizard Phrynosoma modestum

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treeder86

Date

July 12, 2013

Description

Found near the road while photographing another night driving find on Highway 60.

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Roundtail Horned Lizard Phrynosoma modestum

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camposey

Date

June 2, 2014 08:32 PM CDT

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Roundtail Horned Lizard Phrynosoma modestum

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nathanrains

Date

June 13, 2014 08:45 PM CDT

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Roundtail Horned Lizard Phrynosoma modestum

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mjryan

Date

June 14, 2014

Description

dead on Highway 60 at 0015 hrs.

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Roundtail Horned Lizard Phrynosoma modestum

Observer

mjryan

Date

June 14, 2014

Description

dead on Highway 60 at 0006hr.

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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.