Alternate name: Carinate Curly-tailed Lizard
Family: Phrynosomatidae, Earless and Horned Lizards view all from this family
Description Keeled, pointed scales from crest to tail. Brownish/gray with bands and spotting. Speckled throat.
Dimensions 18-26.6cm. (7-10 1/2")
Subspecies Little Bahama Curly-tailed Lizard.
Breeding Breeds March-April. Lays eggs in summer.
Habitat Sunny areas with loose rubble and rock
Range Palm Beach, Florida. Originates from Bahamas and Cuba.
Discussion Active, robust lizard, it is mostly terrestrial and will retreat into a burrow or cavity when frightened. Diurnal. Terrestrial. Feeds on small prey. When trying to attract females, males will swing tail over back.