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Kentropyx lagartija GALLARDO, 1962

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Higher TaxaTeiidae, Teiinae, Gymnophthalmoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common Names 
SynonymKentropyx lagartija GALLARDO 1962: 246
Kentropyx viridistriga lagartija — TEDESCO et al. 1994
Kentropyx lagartija — TULLI & SCROCCHI 2005
Kentropyx lagartija — HARVEY et al. 2012 
DistributionNW Argentina (Tucumán)

Type locality: Rio Sali, near Tucuman, Argentina.  
Reproductionoviparous. 
TypesHolotype: FML (Instituto Miguel Lillo) 00001, adult male 
CommentTEDESCO & CEI (1997) revalidated Kentropyx lagartija GALLARDO 1962 which was synonymized with K. viridistriga by GALLAGHER & DIXON 1992. 
References
  • AVILA, LUCIANO JAVIER; LORENA ELIZABETH MARTINEZ & MARIANA MORANDO 2013. Checklist of lizards and amphisbaenians of Argentina: an update. Zootaxa 3616 (3): 201–238
  • Cei, J.M. 2003. SPECIFIC SUPRAOCULAR SCUTELLATION PATTERNS AS SIGNIFICANT DIAGNOSTIC CHARACTERS: A TAXONOMIC INTER AND INTRAGENERIC "FINGER-PRINT" IN LACERTILIA. Facena 19: 129-135 - get paper here
  • Gallagher D S & DIXON J R. 1992. Taxonomic revision of the South American lizard genus Kentropyx Spix (Sauria, Teiidae). Boll. Mus. Reg. Sci. Nat. Torino 10 (1): 125-171
  • Gallardo,J.M. 1962. El género Kentropyx (Sauria, Teiidae) en la República Argentina. Acta Zoologica Lilloana 18: 243-345
  • HARVEY, MICHAEL B.; GABRIEL N. UGUETO & RONALD L. GUTBERLET, Jr. 2012. Review of Teiid Morphology with a Revised Taxonomy and Phylogeny of the Teiidae (Lepidosauria: Squamata). Zootaxa 3459: 1–156 - get paper here
  • Tedesco M. E. and Cei J. M. 1997. Osteological research on the genus Kentropyx from Argentina and revalidation of the specific status for Kentropyx lagartija (Gallardo, 1962) (Squamata: Teiidae). Boll. Mus. Reg. Sci. Nat. Torino 15 (1): 231-240
  • Tedesco M. E.; Cei J. M.; Porcel, E. & Alvarez, B.B. 1994. Variabilidad poblacional en el género Kentropyx (Squamata, Teiidae) del norte argentino. Cuadernos de Herpetologia 8 (1): 83-86 - get paper here
  • Tulli, M.J. & Scrocchi, G.J. 2005. Un caso de puesta comunal en Kentropyx lagartija (Squamata: Teiidae). Cuad. herpetol. 10 (1): 57-60 - get paper here
 
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