Sceloporus chrysostictus

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Yellow-spotted spiny lizard
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Sceloporus chrysostictus
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Suborder: Iguania
Family: Iguanidae
Subfamily: Phrynosomatinae
Genus: Sceloporus
Species: S. chrysostictus
Binomial name
Sceloporus chrysostictus
Cope, 1866

The yellow-spotted spiny lizard or Yucatán spiny lizard (Sceloporus chrysostictus) is a species of phrynosomatid lizard.

Geographic range[edit]

It is most commonly found in the Yucatán Peninsula. It also ranges through Guatemala and Northern Belize.


  • Cope, E.D. 1866. Fourth contribution to the herpetology of tropical America. Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Phila. 18:123-132.