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Reptiles Guide

Collared lizards

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Crotaphytidae
Crotaphytus collaris
 
Crotaphytus collaris
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
 
Phylum: Chordata
 
Class: Sauropsida
 
Order: Squamata
 
Suborder: Sauria
 
Family: Crotaphytidae
 

Crotaphytid lizards or more commonly known as Collared lizards are found in North America only (American southwest and northern Mexico). They typically prey on other lizards and other vertebrates for their sustenance. There are 12 species found in two genera (below).

Family Crotaphytidae

  • Genus Gambelia (Leopard lizards)
    Genus Crotaphytus (Collared lizards)

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