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Northern Desert Horned Lizard -
Phrynosoma platyrhinos platyrhinos

Girard, 1852
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(= Doliosaurus platyrhinos platyrhinos)

Northern Desert Horned Lizard Northern Desert Horned Lizard Northern Desert Horned Lizard
Adult, 4,000 ft., Washoe County, Nevada Adult, Washoe County, Nevada
Northern Desert Horned Lizard Northern Desert Horned Lizard Northern Desert Horned Lizard
Juvenile, White Pine County, Nevada
Northern Desert Horned Lizard Northern Desert Horned Lizard Northern Desert Horned Lizard
Juvenile, Washoe County, Nevada Adult, Washoe County, Nevada
Northern Desert Horned Lizard Northern Desert Horned Lizard Northern Desert Horned Lizard
Adult, Humboldt County, Nevada © Spencer Riffle Adult, Washoe County, Nevada
© Lou Silva
  Northern Desert Horned Lizard  
  Desert Horned Lizards have one row of fringe on each side. Compare with the Coast Horned Lizard which has two rows of fringe on each side.  
     
Habitat
Northern Desert Horned Lizard habitat Northern Desert Horned Lizard habitat Northern Desert Horned Lizard
Habitat, Washoe County, Nevada Habitat, Washoe County, Nevada


Juvenile and habitat,
White Pine County, Nevada
Northern Side-blotched Lizard Habitat Dixie Valley Toad habitat Northern Side-blotched Lizard Habitat
Habitat, White Pine County, Nevada Habitat, Churchill County, Nevada Habitat, Nye County, Nevada
     



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