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Abronia vasconcelosii (BOCOURT, 1871)

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Higher TaxaAnguidae (Gerrhonotinae), Diploglossa, Sauria (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesG: Guatemala-Baumschleiche 
SynonymGerrhonotus vasconcelosii BOCOURT 1871
Gerrhonotus Vasconcellosii — O’SHAUGHNESSY 1873: 45
Gerrhonotus vasconcelosii — BOULENGER 1885: 270
Abronia vasconcelosii - TIHEN 1949
Abronia vasconcelosii — KÖHLER 2000: 39
Abronia vasconcelosii — PIANKA & VITT 2003: 236
Abronia vasconcelosii — KÖHLER 2008: 62 
DistributionGuatemala (elevation > 2000 m)

Type locality: “Arguetta [= Argueta] (Guatémala), à plus de 2,000 mètres d'altitude”. Map legend:
TDWG region - Region according to the TDWG standard, not a precise distribution map.

NOTE: TDWG regions are generated automatically from the text in the distribution field and not in every cases it works well. We are working on it.
 
TypesHolotype: MNHN 2017 
Comment 
EtymologyEtymology: Abronia vasconcelosii honors M. Vasconcelos, a farmer and scientist living in Arguetta in Guatemala. 
References
  • Bocourt 1872. Description de quelques Gerronotes nouveaux provenant du Mexique et de l’Afrique Centrale. Bull. Nouv. Arch. Mus. Hist. Nat. Paris 7 (4): 101-108 [1871] - get paper here
  • Boulenger, G.A. 1885. Catalogue of the lizards in the British Museum (Natural History). Vol. 2, Second edition. London, xiii+497 pp. - 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
  • Campbell, Jonathan A., Mahmood Sasa, Manuel Acevedo and Joseph R. Mendelson, III. 1998. A new species of Abronia (Squamata: Anguidae) from the High Cuchumatanes of Guatemala. Herpetologica 54 (2): 221-234. - get paper here
  • Cope, E.D. 1868. Sixth contribution to the herpetology of Tropical America. Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philadelphia 20: 305-313 - get paper here
  • Cope, E.D. 1885. Proc. Amer. Philos. Soc. 22: 771
  • Cope, E.D. 1885. Twelfth contribution to the herpetology of tropical America. Proc. Amer. Philos. Soc. 22: 167-194 [1884]
  • Hartweg, N., & TIHEN, J. E. 1946. Lizards of the genus Gerrhonotus from Chiapas, México. Occ. Pap. Mus. Zool. Univ. Michigan No. 497: 1-5
  • Köhler, G. 2000. Reptilien und Amphibien Mittelamerikas, Bd 1: Krokodile, Schildkröten, Echsen. Herpeton Verlag, Offenbach, 158 pp.
  • Langner, Christian 2013. Baumschleichen der Gattung Abronia Terraria Elaphe 2014 (1): 14-26 (2013) - get paper here
  • Liner,E.A. 1994. Scientific and common names for the Amphibians and Reptiles of Mexico in English and Spanish. Herpetological Circular 23: 1-113
  • O’Shaughnessy, A. W. E. 1873. Herpetological notes. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (4) 12: 44-48 - get paper here
  • Pachmann, A. 2012. Baumschleichen statt Blumen Reptilia (Münster) 17 (98): 16-17 - get paper here
  • Pianka, E.R. & Vitt, L.J. 2003. Lizards - Windows to the Evolution of Diversity. University of California Press, Berkeley, 347 pp. [review in Copeia 2004: 955] - get paper here
  • Tihen, J. A. 1949. The genera of gerrhonotine Iizards. American Midland Naturalist 41: 579-601 - 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
  • Trapp, B. 2012. Terrarientiere fotografieren. Einsatz von Licht und Blitz bei Spiegelreflexkameras. Reptilia (Münster) 17 (94): 28-38 - get paper here
 
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