The Texas Horned Lizard in Sonora (Phrynosoma cornutum)

2015 brief on Phrynosoma cornutum in Sonora and SE Arizona.

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2015, June
Thomas Van Devender
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I have observed the Horned Lizard at the foothills of the Bavista Mountains near San Carlos, Sonora. Unfortunately, I did not have a camera. It was very similar to the specimen pictured, but the colors were not as vibrant.