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Scientific Classification

Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class:Reptilia
Order:Squamata
Family:Iguanidae
Genus:Crotaphytus
Genus species:Crotaphytus collaris

Animal Characteristics

Head-Body Length:20-35.5 cm
Identification:The collared lizard has a ring of light and dark markings.
Habitat:Rocky hillsides, forests
Diet:Carnivore: insects, small lizards
Reproduction:Females lay 12 eggs in the midsummer months. The eggs hatch after 2-3 months.
Behavior:Collared lizards are active during the day.
Status:No special status
Interesting Facts:These lizards are unlike most in that they cannot regenerate their tails.

Other Information

Geographic:Southwestern North America Date:1958-1988 Subjects:herptile
Collared lizard
lizard
reptile
Crotaphytus collaris
Collared lizards
Crotaphytidae
Lizards
Squamata
Reptiles
Vertebrates
Chordata