Blue spiny lizard

The Blue spiny lizard is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

The Blue Spiny Lizard (Sceloporus serrifer) is a species of lizard that ranges from the United States in southern Texas, through the eastern states of Mexico, to Central America in Guatemala and Belize. More

The blue spiny lizard is closely related to the iguanas. Here at the Zoo - The Herpetarium is home to our blue spiny lizards. More

The Blue Spiny Lizard eats a variety of insects and spiders, but seems to prefer those that fly. Females are usually very drab in coloration compared to males, though both male and females possess a distinct blue patch on their shoulders. More

Blue Spiny Lizards are the largest of all native Spiny Lizards (Genus Sceloporus). They inhabit the dry brushy habitat of the South Texas Plains. They are also commonly found around bridges. More

The Blue Spiny Lizard is from the order Squamata. Species from this order are amphisbaenians, lizards or snakes. There are over 6,000 living species belonging to the squamata order - it is the largest order of all reptiles. More

Sceloporus serrifer cyanogenys, Blue spiny lizard, pictured in Stuttgart Wilhelma Zoo Photograph by BuzzWoof. License: Public Domain. Blue Spiny Lizard | Sceloporus serrifer photo Blue Spiny Lizard (Sceloporus serrifer cyanogenys) Photograph by TimVickers. License: Public Domain. More

blue spiny lizard had 12 babies overnight. Blue spiny lizards are one type of lizard that has live young. More

Common names

blue spiny lizard in English - English
Lagartija-escamosa azul in Spanish - espaƱol
Rough-scaled Lizard, Yucatecan Rough-scaled Lizard in English - English

Order : Squamata
Family : Phrynosomatidae
Genus : Sceloporus
Species : Sceloporus serrifer
Authority : Cope, 1866