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Crevice Spiny Lizard (Sceloporus poinsettii)
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Crevice Spiny Lizard (Sceloporus poinsettii)

General Description: Crevice Spiny Lizard (Sceloporus poinsettii) are large, heavy bodied lizards of rocky places with a black collar and very large and spiny-looking scales. Dorsal banding is especially prominent on the tail, and males have a blue belly.

Taxonomy: Phrynosomatid Lizard Family (Phrynosomatidae).

Crevice Spiny Lizard (Sceloporus poinsettii)

Diet: Insects and arthropods.

Range: The species occurs from southern New Mexico to central Texas and south into Old Mexico.

Crevice Spiny Lizard (Sceloporus poinsettii) Crevice Spiny Lizard (Sceloporus poinsettii)
Crevice Spiny Lizard (Sceloporus poinsettii) Crevice Spiny Lizard (Sceloporus poinsettii)
Crevice Spiny Lizard (Sceloporus poinsettii) Crevice Spiny Lizard (Sceloporus poinsettii)
Crevice Spiny Lizard (Sceloporus poinsettii) Crevice Spiny Lizard (Sceloporus poinsettii)
Crevice Spiny Lizard (Sceloporus poinsettii)
Even a crevice under an outdoor refrigerator provides habitat
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