Elgaria velazquezi GRISMER & HOLLINGSWORTH, 2001
Can you confirm these amateur observations of Elgaria velazquezi?
|Higher Taxa||Anguidae (Gerrhonotinae), Diploglossa, Anguimorpha, Sauria, Squamata (lizards)|
|Common Names||Central Peninsular Alligator Lizard|
|Synonym||Elgaria velazquezi GRISMER & HOLLINGSWORTH 2001|
|Distribution||Mexico (Baja California Sur)|
Type locality: 41.5 km W by Mexican Highway 1 of Santa Rosalia at 27°25'W, 112°26'N, 400 m elevation Baja California Sur (BCS) Map legend:
- Type locality.
- 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.
|Types||Holotype: SDSNH 68679|
|Comment||Distribution: see map in Leavitt et al. 2017: Fig. 1.|
|Etymology||Named in honour of Sr. Victor Velázquez-Solis for his extensive knowledge of the natural history of the herpetofauna of the Southern Baja California and for his support of the authors field work.|
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