Dunes Sagebrush Lizard (Sceloporus arenicolus)

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Species Type



Proposal to List this Species Withdrawn

Special Report

A Case Study of the Dunes Sagebrush Lizard and the West Texas Oil and Gas Industry

Important Updates

Proposed Listing Information

Potential Range

Texas Counties1

New Mexico Counties:

Key Economic Sectors

Economic Impact

Dunes Sagebrush Lizard

On the Map

Texas Conservation Plan for the Dunes Sagebrush Lizard

The TCP was approved by FWS on Feb. 17, 2012. The plan was developed to provide a safety net for private landowners and property owners who may be impacted if the DSL is listed. Learn more about the TCP.

Recent Research

Additional Studies

Public Comments on Proposed Listing:

See the TCP webpage for comments relating to the TCP.

See the Proposed Rule and Associated Documents for additional comments.

Learn More about This Species

  • 1 This potential range is based on information from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and does not necessarily reflect what is being considered under the Texas Conservation Plan for the dunes sagebrush lizard nor does it reflect the areas that may require incidental take coverage if the DSL is listed. For more information on the areas that may be directly impacted please visit the TCP webpage.
  • 2 Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts calculations and Economic Modeling Specialists, Inc. (EMSI) Complete Employment - 1st Quarter 2011.