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Common collared lizard
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Collared lizard in Albuquerque, New Mexico
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Suborder: Iguania
Family: Crotaphytidae
Genus: 'Crotaphytus'
Binomial name
Crotaphytus collaris

The common collared lizard or Oklahoma lizard, Crotaphytus collaris, is a North American lizard that can reach a foot (30 cm) long in length (including the tail), with a large head and powerful jaws. It is the state lizard of Oklahoma.

Common Collared Lizard
Same species, from Taum Sauk Mountain State Park, Missouri


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