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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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Recent observations

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What

Roundtail Horned Lizard Phrynosoma modestum

Observer

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

Observer

kucycads

Date

April 15, 2016

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

DOR, collected for TNHC

Photos / Sounds

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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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Roundtail Horned Lizard Phrynosoma modestum

Observer

salamandersquad

Date

April 16, 2016 01:05 PM CDT

Description

Found driving back to camp. Seen by driver, re-found and retrieved by me hiding underneath a cactus at the side of the road. Mesquite dominated habitat

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Roundtail Horned Lizard Phrynosoma modestum

Observer

kucycads

Date

April 16, 2016

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Roundtail Horned Lizard Phrynosoma modestum

Observer

dubbsb

Date

April 16, 2016 04:13 PM MDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Roundtail Horned Lizard Phrynosoma modestum

Observer

gage4

Date

April 16, 2016 04:12 PM MDT

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Roundtail Horned Lizard Phrynosoma modestum

Observer

tpickjr

Date

October 10, 2014

Description

Juvenile

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Roundtail Horned Lizard Phrynosoma modestum

Observer

najera

Date

February 1, 2016

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Roundtail Horned Lizard Phrynosoma modestum

Observer

najera

Date

February 1, 2016

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Roundtail Horned Lizard Phrynosoma modestum

Observer

najera

Date

January 30, 2016

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Roundtail Horned Lizard Phrynosoma modestum

Observer

brenledbetter

Date

May 2, 2015 11:21 AM 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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