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Abronia leurolepis CAMPBELL & FROST, 1993

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Higher TaxaAnguidae (Gerrhonotinae), Diploglossa, Anguimorpha, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Common NamesS: Escorpión Arboricola de Escamas Planas
E: Flat-scaled Arboreal Alligator Lizard, Smoothback arboreal alligator lizard 
SynonymAbronia (Auriculabronia) leurolepis CAMPBELL & FROST 1993
Abronia leurolepis — KÖHLER 2000: 38 
DistributionMexico (Chiapas)

Type locality: Santa Rosa, near Comitán, E Chiapas, Mexico (1800-2300 m) Map legend:
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TypesHolotype: CNAR (= UNAM = IBHUNAM) 340 (in original description “IBUNAM”) 
  • 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
  • Johnson, Jerry D.; Vicente Mata-Silva, Elí García Padilla, and Larry David Wilson 2015. The Herpetofauna of Chiapas, Mexico: composition, distribution, and conservation. Mesoamerican Herpetology 2 (3): 272–329. - get paper here
  • Köhler, G. 2000. Reptilien und Amphibien Mittelamerikas, Bd 1: Krokodile, Schildkröten, Echsen. Herpeton Verlag, Offenbach, 158 pp.
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