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Abronia bogerti TIHEN, 1954

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Higher TaxaAnguidae (Gerrhonotinae), Diploglossa, Anguimorpha, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesE: Bogert's Arboreal Alligator Lizard
S: Escorpión Arborícola de Bogert 
SynonymAbronia bogerti TIHEN 1954: 3
Abronia (Scopaeabronia) bogerti - CAMPBELL & FROST 1993
Abronia bogerti — LINER 1994
Abronia bogerti — KÖHLER 2000: 38
Abronia bogerti — MATA-SILVA et al. 2015 
DistributionMexico (E Oaxaca), elevation: 760-1500 m

Type locality: Sierra Atravesada, north of Niltepec, between Cerro Atravesada and Sierra Madre, Oaxaca, Mexico, elevation probably between 2500 and 4500 feet. Map legend:
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Reproductionviviparous 
TypesHolotype: AMNH 68887 
CommentDistribution: Not listed for Mexico by KÖHLER (2000) but by KÖHLER 2008. 
EtymologyNamed after Charles Mitchill Bogert (1908-1992), former curator of the Department of Herpetology of the American Museum of Natural History. 
References
  • Bille, T. 2001. Ein zweites Exemplar von Abronia bogerti TIHEN 1954 aus Oaxaca, Mexiko, mit Bemerkungen zur Variation der Art (Sauria: Anguidae). Salamandra 37 (4): 205-210 - get paper here
  • Campbell J A 1984. A new species of Abronia (Sauria: Anguidae) with comments on the herpetogeography of the highlands of southern Mexico. Herpetologica 40 (4): 373-381 - get paper here
  • Campbell J A; Frost D R 1993. Anguid lizards of the genus Abronia: revisionary notes, descriptions of four new species, a phylogenetic analysis, and key. Bull. Amer. Mus. Nat. Hist. 216: 1-121
  • Casas-Andreu, G., F.R. Méndez-De la Cruz and X. Aguilar-Miguel. 2004. Anfibios y Reptiles; pp. 375–390, in A.J.M. García-Mendoza, J. Ordoñez and M. Briones-Salas (ed.). Biodiversidad de Oaxaca. Instituto de Biología, UNAM-Fondo Oaxaqueño para la Conservación de la Naturaleza-World Wildlife Fund, México, D. F.
  • Clause, Adam G., Schmidt-Ballardo, Walter, Solano-Zavaleta, Israel, Jiménez-Valáquez, Gustavo and Heimes, Peter 2016. Morphological variation and natural history in the enigmatic lizard clade Scopaeabronia (Squamata: Anguidae: Abronia) Herpetological Review 47 (4): 536-543
  • Good, D.A. 1988. Phylogenetic relationships among gerrhonotine lizards; an analysis of external morphology. Univ. of Calif. Publs. in Zool. 121: 139 pp. - get paper here
  • Köhler, G. 2000. Reptilien und Amphibien Mittelamerikas, Bd 1: Krokodile, Schildkröten, Echsen. Herpeton Verlag, Offenbach, 158 pp.
  • Köhler, G. 2008. Reptiles of Central America. 2nd Ed. Herpeton-Verlag, 400 pp.
  • Mata-Silva, Vicente, Jerry D. Johnson, Larry David Wilson and Elí García-Padilla. 2015. The herpetofauna of Oaxaca, Mexico: composition, physiographic distribution, and conservation status. Mesoamerican Herpetology 2 (1): 6–62 - get paper here
  • Tihen, J. A. 1954. Gerrhonotine lizards recently added to the American Museum collection, with further revisions of the genus Abronia. American Museum Novitates (1687): 1-26 - get paper here
 
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