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Gallotia caesaris LEHRS, 1914

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Higher TaxaLacertidae (Gallotiinae), Sauria, Lacertoidea, Squamata (lizards) 
SubspeciesGallotia caesaris caesaris (LEHRS 1914)
Gallotia caesaris gomerae (BOETTGER & MÜLLER 1914) 
Common Names 
SynonymGallotia caesaris caesaris (LEHRS 1914)
Lacerta caesaris LEHRS 1914: 41
Lacerta galloti caesaris — BOETTGER & MÜLLER 1914
Lacerta caesaris — BOULENGER 1920
Lacerta galloti caesaris — MERTENS 1934
Gallotia galloti caesaris — BISCHOFF 1985
Gallotia galloti caesaris — GONZALEZ et al. 1996
Gallotia galloti caesaris — BISCHOFF 1998
Gallotia caesaris — BANNERT 1998

Gallotia caesaris gomerae (BOETTGER & MÜLLER 1914)
Lacerta galloti gomerae BOETTGER & MÜLLER 1914
Lacerta caesaris gomerae — BOULENGER 1920
Lacerta galloti gomerae — MERTENS 1934
Gallotia galloti gomerae — BISCHOFF 1984
Gallotia galloti gomerae — BISCHOFF 1985
Gallotia galloti gomerae — GONZALEZ et al. 1996
Gallotia caesaris gomerae — BISCHOFF 1998 
DistributionCanary Islands, El Hierro, La Gomera; introduced to Madeira

caesaris: El Hierro

gomerae: La Gomera  
Reproductionoviparous 
Types 
CommentDistribution not adjusted for splitting galloti and caesaris. Not on Tenerife and La Palma (A. Vilado, pers. comm.) 
References
  • Bannert, B. 1998. Zur Fortpflanzungsbiologie der Halsbandeidechsen von Madeira und den Kanarischen Inseln in Gefangenschaft. Salamandra 34 (4): 289-200 - get paper here
  • Bischoff, W. 1984. Bemerkungen über die endemische Echsenfauna der Kanarischen Inseln. Sauria 6 (2): 5-11 - get paper here
  • Bischoff, W. 1985. Die Herpetofauna der Kanarischen Inseln. VI. Die Kanareneidechse Gallotia golloti (OUDART 1839). Herpetofauna 7 (39): 11-24 - get paper here
  • Bischoff, W. 1998. Gallotia caesaris (LEHRS, 1914).In: Handbuch der Reptilien und Amphibien Europas. - Bd. 6: Die Reptilien der Kanarischen Inseln, der Selvagens-Inseln und des Madeira Archipels. Aula Verlag, Wiesbaden, 448 pp.
  • Bischoff,W. & Bannert, B. 2001. Zu Besuch bei den Gomera-Rieseneidechsen. Elaphe 9 (3): 1-4, 79-81
  • Boettger, O. & Müller, L. 1914. Preliminary notes on the loal races of some Canarian lizards. Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (8) 14: 67-78 - get paper here
  • Borja, M. Molina; M. A. Rodríguez-Domínguez, C. González-Ortega, and M. L. Bohórquez-Alonso 2010. Sexual Size and Shape Dimorphism Variation in Caesar's Lizard (Gallotia caesaris, Lacertidae) from Different Habitats. Journal of Herpetology 44 (1): 1–12 - get paper here
  • Boulenger,G.A. 1920. Monograph of the Lacertidae, vol. 1. British Museum (London) - get paper here
  • Cox, Siobhan C.; Salvador Carranza, Richard P. Brown 2010. Divergence times and colonization of the Canary Islands by Gallotia lizards. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 56 (2): 747-757 [corrigendum in 56: 1136] - get paper here
  • Evenhuis, T. 2006. La Gomera: Herpetologische waarnemingen, November 2005. Lacerta 64 (2): 64-75 - get paper here
  • Hernández, Mariano, Nicole Maca-Meyer, J. Carlos Rando, Alfredo Valido and Manuel Nogales 2001. Addition of a New Living Giant Lizard from La Gomera Island to the Phylogeny of the Endemic Genus Gallotia (Canarian Archipelago). The Herpetological Journal 11 (4):171-173
  • Lehrs, P. 1914. Lacerta caesaris, sp. n. Proc. Zool. Soc. London 134: 41 - get paper here
  • Mertens, R. 1934. Die Inseln-Reptilien, ihre Ausbreitung Variation und Artbildung. Zoologica (Stuttgart) 32: 1-209.
  • Sämann, Jürgen; Peter Schuster & Beate Pfau 2008. Zum Stand der Dinge auf La Gomera und El Hierro Anfang 2008. Die Eidechse 19 (2): 33-43
  • Sindaco, R. & Jeremcenko, V.K. 2008. The reptiles of the Western Palearctic. Edizioni Belvedere, Latina (Italy), 579 pp. - get paper here
 
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