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 Desert Horned Lizard (Phrynosoma platyrhinos)




Desert Horned Lizard | Phrynosoma platyrhinos photo
Desert Horned Lizard

Photograph by Chris Brown, United States Geological Survey. License: Public Domain.  (view image details)

DESERT HORNED LIZARD FACTS

Classification
Class:Reptilia
Order:Squamata (Sauria)
Family:Phrynosomatidae
Genus:Phrynosoma
Species:platyrhinos
Common Name:Desert Horned Lizard


Relatives in same Genus
  Texas Horned Lizard (P. cornutum)
  Coast Horned Lizard (P. coronatum)
  Flat-tail Horned Lizard (P. mcallii)
  Roundtail Horned Lizard (P. modestum)