Ophisaurus ceroni HOLMAN, 1965
Can you confirm these amateur observations of Ophisaurus ceroni?
|Higher Taxa||Anguidae (Anguinae), Diploglossa, Anguimorpha, Sauria, Squamata (lizards)|
|Synonym||Ophisaurus ceroni HOLMAN 1965|
Ophisaurus ceroni — LINER 1994
Ophisaurus ceroni — LINER 2007
|Distribution||SE Mexico (Veracruz)|
Type locality: Mexico: Veracruz, Veracruz.
|Types||Holotype: UIMNH 64463; J. A. and D. R. Holman; August 11, 1964|
|Etymology||Named after Carlos Cerón (d. 1999) and Miguel Cerón (d. 2006), Mexican naturalists who lived in Cuautlapan, Veracruz Province, and who assisted herpetologists in the field for many years. Holman named the lizard after Miguel but mentions both men in the description.|