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Crotaphytus bicinctores SMITH & TANNER, 1972

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Higher TaxaCrotaphytidae, Iguania, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesMojave Black-collared Lizard, Desert Collared Lizard 
SynonymCrotaphytus collaris bicinctores SMITH & TANNER 1972
Crotaphytus insularis bicinctores—AXTELL 1972
Crotaphytus bicinctores — SANBORN & LOOMIS 1979
Crotaphytus insularis bicinctores — MONTANUCCI 1983
Crotaphytus bicinctores — CROTHER 2000
Crotaphytus bicinctores— PIANKA & VITT 2003: 45
Crotaphytus bicinctores — COLLINS & TAGGART 2009
Crotaphytus bicinctores — RYAN in JONES & LOVICH 2009: 100 
DistributionUSA (Colorado, Utah, Arizona, California, Oregon, Nevada)

Type locality: "Mercury Pass, Nevada Test Site, Nye Co.,
Nevada".  
Reproductionoviparous 
TypesHolotype: BYU 23883 (Brigham Young University) 
CommentMontanucci (1983) downgraded Crotaphytus bicinctores to C. insularis bicinctores but other revalidated it. Illustrated on the cover of Iguana Rundschreiben 17 (1), 2004.

Illustration: cover of Iguana Rundschreiben 2 (1) [2011]. 
References
  • Alexander, Brad, Richard E. Staub and Robert W. Hansen. 2016. Crotaphytus bicinctores (Great Basin Collared Lizard) Maximum elevation. Herpetological Review 47 (2): 296-297
  • Axtell, R.W. 1972. Hybridization between Western Collared Lizards with a Proposed Taxonomic Rearrangement. Copeia 1972 (4): 707-727 - get paper here
  • Collins, J.T. and T. W. Taggart 2009. Standard Common and Current Scientific Names for North American Amphibians, Turtles, Reptiles, and Crocodilians, Sixth Edition. Center for North American Herpetology, 48 pp.
  • Crother, B. I. (ed.) 2012. Standard Common and Current Scientific Names for North American Amphibians, Turtles, Reptiles, and Crocodilians, Seventh Edition. Herpetological Circular 39: 1-92
  • Hollingsworth, Bradford D.;gergus, Erik W. A. 1997. Geographic Distribution. Crotaphytus bicinctores. Herpetological Review 28 (1): 49-50 - get paper here
  • Jones, L.L. & Lovich, R.E. 2009. Lizards of the American Southwest. A photographic field guide. Rio Nuevo Publishers, Tucson, AZ, 568 pp. [review in Reptilia 86: 84] - get paper here
  • Lipfert, J. 2004. Halsbandleguane (die Gattung Crotaphytus). Natur und Tier Verlag (Münster), 64 pp. - get paper here
  • Montanucci, R. R. 1983. Natural Hybridization between Two Species of Collared Lizards (Crotaphytus). Copeia 1983 (1): 1-11 - get paper here
  • Mosauer, Walter 1936. The reptilian fauna of sand dune areas of Vizcaino Desert and of northwestern Lower California. Occasional Papers of the Museum of Zoology, University of Michigan (329): 1-21
  • 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
  • Sanborn, S.R., and R.B. Loomis 1979. Systematics and behavior of collared lizards (Crotaphytus, Iguanidae) in southern California. Herpetologica 35 (2): 101-116 - get paper here
  • Shedd, Jackson D. and Jack Goldfarb. 2013. Geographic Distribution: Crotaphytus bicinctores (Great Basin collared lizard). Herpetological Review 44 (2): 273
  • Smith,N.M. and Tanner,W.W. 1972. Two new subspecies of Crotaphytus (Sauria: Iguanidae). Great Basin Naturalist. 32: 25-34 - get paper here
  • Stebbins,R.C. 1985. A Field Guide to Western Reptiles and Amphibians, 2nd ed. Houghton Mifflin, Boston
  • Van Denburgh,J. and Slevin,J.R. 1921. A list of the amphibians and reptiles of Nevada, with notes on the species in the collection of the academy. Proc. Cal. Acad. Sci. (4) 11 (2): 27-38 - get paper here
  • Werning, Heiko 2012. Die Reptilien und Amphibien des Südwestens. Draco 13 (50): 18-60 - get paper here
  • Werning, Heiko 2014. Leguane im „Wilden Westen“. Terraria-Elaphe 2014 (2): 16-25 - get paper here
 
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