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Reptiles Guide

Collared lizards

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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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