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Keeled Earless Lizard Holbrookia propinqua

 

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Keeled Earless Lizard, Texas subspecies
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Family: Phrynosomatidae, Earless and Horned Lizards view all from this family



Description Back scales granular and keeled. Throat has 2 folds, earless. Brownish/gray. Long tail. Black marks on sides of males. Females paler, no side marks.


Dimensions 11-14.1cm. (4 1/2-5 9/16")


Subspecies Nothern Keeled Earless Lizard.


Breeding Summer. 1 1/2cm (1 1/2") long when hatched.


Habitat Sand dunes.


Range Texas to Mexico.


Discussion Diurnal. Forages for insects and vegetation.


 

 

 

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