|Distribution||USA (SE Utah, Colorado, N Arizona, N New Mexico). Introduced and established at Cove Palisades State Park, Jefferson County, Oregon (fide STEBBINS 1985).|
Type locality: “Oraibi, Arizona” and “Pueblo Bonito, New Mexico”. Restricted to Pueblo Bonito, San Juan County, N. Mexico, by SMITH & TYALOR 1950: 184.
- 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.
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- Degenhardt, William G.; C. W. Painter, and A. H. Price 1996. Amphibians and reptiles of New Mexico. Univ. New Mexico Press, 431 pp.
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- Jones, K.B.; Abbas, D.R. & Bergstedt, T. 1981. Herpetological records from Central and Northeastern Arizona. Herpetological Review 12 (1): 16 - get paper here
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- Springer, Stewart 1928. An annotated list of the lizards of Lee's Ferry, Arizona. Copeia 1928 (169): 100-104 - get paper here
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- Woodbury, Angus Munn 1928. The reptiles of Zion National Park. Copeia 1928 (166): 14-21 - get paper here
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