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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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Round-tailed Horned Lizard Phrynosoma modestum

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deba

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October 29, 2013

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Roundtail Horned Lizard Phrynosoma modestum

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gonzalezii

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October 20, 2011 04:43 PM CDT

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Roundtail Horned Lizard Phrynosoma modestum

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raulernestoo3

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February 25, 2015

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Roundtail Horned Lizard Phrynosoma modestum

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juancruzado

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June 29, 2014

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Roundtail horned lizard Phrynosoma modestum

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ashleytubbs

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September 22, 2013 06:11 PM CDT

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Roundtail horned lizard Phrynosoma modestum

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ashleytubbs

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May 18, 2012 04:06 PM CDT

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Roundtail Horned Lizard Phrynosoma modestum

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janicerc

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the past

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Ozona (Google, OSM)

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Roundtail Horned Lizard Phrynosoma modestum

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jaredholmes

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July 3, 2014 09:14 PM CDT

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Roundtail Horned Lizard Phrynosoma modestum

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August 16, 2011

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Roundtail horned lizard Phrynosoma modestum

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ashleytubbs

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May 4, 2014 01:40 PM CDT

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Roundtail Horned Lizard Phrynosoma modestum

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August 23, 2014

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Roundtail Horned Lizard Phrynosoma modestum

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mfontenot22

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September 27, 2014 12:13 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.