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Reticulate Collared Lizard

The Reticulate Collared Lizards are found in limited regions of the USA and Canada. These diurnal lizards are often found on the rocks, basking in the sun, and move away very quickly, if approached.

    Kingdom Animalia
    Phylum Chordata
    Class Sauropsida
    Order Squamata
    Suborder Iguania
    Family Crotaphytidae
    Genus Crotaphytus
    Species C. reticulatus
    Scientific Name Crotaphytus reticulatus

    Length Maximum of  41 cm (16 in)
    Coloration Pale olive to gray with black dots all over the body (head to tail)
    Distribution Spread throughout the American state of Texas and the Mexican states of Coahuila, Nuevo León, and Tamaulipas
    Habitat Rocky and semi-arid regions
    Diet Mostly carnivorous diet, feeding on invertebrates and other small prey including other lizards
    Clutch Size Mean clutch size is 9.8
    Mode of Reproduction Oviparous (egg laying)
    IUCN Conservation Status Vulnerable

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    Published on February 8th 2017 by under Lizards. Article was last reviewed on 14th June 2019.

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