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Aspidoscelis stictogrammus (BURGER, 1950)

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Higher TaxaTeiidae, Teiinae, Gymnophthalmoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Common NamesGiant Spotted Whiptail 
SynonymCnemidophorus sackii stictogrammus BURGER 1950: 5
Cnemidophorus gularis actolineatus — SMITH 1946: 409
Cnemidophorus sackii stictogrammus — SMITH & TAYLOR 1950: 183
Cnemidophorus burti stictogrammus — DUELLMAN & ZWEIFEL 1962
Cnemidophorus burti stictogrammus — STEBBINS 1985: 153
Cnemidophorus burti stictogrammus — MASLIN & SECOY 1986
Aspidoscelis burti stictogramma — REEDER et al. 2002
Aspidoscelis burti stictogramma — LINER & CASAS-ANDREU 2008
Aspidoscelis burti stictogramma — COLLINS & TAGGART 2009
Aspidoscelis stictogramma — CROTHER et al. 2012 
DistributionUSA (C Arizona), Mexico (southward through Sonora and probably N Sinaloa, and the northern parts of Chihuahua)

Type locality: Yank Springs, 6 miles southeast of Ruby, Santa Cruz County, Arizona.  
TypesHolotype: USNM 
CommentDistribution: t in Coahuila fide Lemos-Espinal et al. 2016. 
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