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collared lizard Line breaks: col¦lared liz¦ard

Definition of collared lizard in English:


A lizard with a distinctive black-and-white collar, found in dry rocky areas in the southern US and Mexico.
  • Crotaphytus collaris, family Iguanidae
Example sentences
  • We measured the asymmetry of five mensural and seven meristic characters of 175 collared lizards from north-central Oklahoma.
  • These hot and dry rocky slopes support scorpions, tarantulas, collared lizards, pygmy rattlesnakes, roadrunners, and prickly pear cacti.
  • Though Joshua Tree may look devoid of wildlife, even a short walk out in the desert will quickly reveal a myriad of freshly dug holes, where pocket mice, collared lizards, rabbits, or desert tortoises have burrowed.
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