Chapter

Eight Species Found in the United States, Canada, and Mexico

Wade C. Sherbrooke

in Introduction to Horned Lizards of North America

Published by University of California Press

Published in print August 2003 | ISBN: 9780520228252
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780520926752 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1525/california/9780520228252.003.0005
Eight Species Found in the United States, Canada, and Mexico

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This chapter discusses eight species of horned lizards found in the United States, Canada, and Mexico. It describes the characteristics and distribution of the Texas horned lizard (Phrynosoma cornutum), the coast horned lizard (Phrynosoma coronatum), the pygmy horned lizard (Phrynosoma douglasii), the short-horned lizard (Phrynosoma hernandesi), the flat-tail horned lizard (Phrynosoma mcallii), the roundtail horned lizard (Phrynosoma modestum), the desert horned lizard (Phrynosoma platyrhinos, and the regal horned lizard (Phrynosoma solare).

Keywords: Texas horned lizard; coast horned lizard; pygmy horned lizard; short-horned lizard; flat-tail horned lizard; roundtail horned lizard; desert horned lizard; regal horned lizard

Chapter.  2695 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences

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