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 Desert Spiny Lizard (Sceloporus magister)




Desert Spiny Lizard | Sceloporus magister photo
Twin-spotted Spiny Lizard (Sceloporus magister) in Phoenix, Arizona

Photograph by Kaldari. License: Public Domain.  (view image details)

DESERT SPINY LIZARD FACTS

Classification
Class:Reptilia
Order:Squamata (Sauria)
Family:Phrynosomatidae
Genus:Sceloporus
Species:magister
Common Name:Desert Spiny Lizard


Relatives in same Genus
  Sagebrush Lizard (S. graciosus)
  Mesquite Lizard (S. grammicus)
  Western Fence Lizard (S. occidentalis)
  Texas Spiny Lizard (S. olivaceus)
  Crevice Spiny Lizard (S. poinsettii)
  Blue Spiny Lizard (S. serrifer)
  Eastern Fence Lizard (S. undulatus)