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Diploglossus montisserrati UNDERWOOD, 1964

IUCN Red List - Diploglossus montisserrati - Critically Endangered, CR

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Higher TaxaDiploglossidae, Diploglossa, Anguimorpha, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesMontserrat Galliwasp 
SynonymDiploglossus montisserrati UNDERWOOD 1964: 2
Diploglossus montisserrati — SCHWARTZ & HENDERSON 1991: 405 
DistributionLesser Antilles: Montserrat

Type locality: Woodlands Spring, elevation 600 ft., Montserrat.  
Reproductionoviparous 
TypesHolotype: MCZ 76924. 
CommentFor illustrations see Underwood, 1964.

Abundance: only known from the type locality (Meiri et al. 2017). 
References
  • Meiri, Shai; Aaron M. Bauer, Allen Allison, Fernando Castro-Herrera, Laurent Chirio, Guarino Colli, Indraneil Das, Tiffany M. Doan, Frank Glaw, Lee L. Grismer, Marinus Hoogmoed, Fred Kraus, Matthew LeBreton, Danny Meirte, Zoltán T. Nagy, Cristiano d 2017. Extinct, obscure or imaginary: the lizard species with the smallest ranges. Diversity and Distributions - get paper here
  • Schwartz, A. & Henderson, R.W. 1991. Amphibians and Reptiles of the West Indies. University of Florida Press, Gainesville, 720 pp.
  • Underwood, G. 1964. An anguid lizard from the Leeward Islands. Breviora (200):1-10 - get paper here
 
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