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Pristidactylus scapulatus (BURMEISTER, 1861)

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Higher TaxaLeiosauridae (Leiosaurinae), Iguania, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesE: Burmeister's Anole
G: Burmeisters Grosskopfleguan 
SynonymLeiosaurus scapulatus BURMEISTER 1861
Leiosaurus multipunctatus BURMEISTER 1861
Urostrophus scapulatus — BOULENGER 1889
Urostrophus scapulatus — KOSLOWSKY 1895: 362
Leiosaurus scapulatus — MÜLLER 1941
Cupriguanus scapulatus — GALLARDO 1964: 128
Pristidactylus scapulatus — ETHERIDGE in PAULL, WILLIAMS & HALL 1976 
DistributionArgentina (Mendoza, Rio Negro)

Type locality: “Sierra de Uspallata, near Uspallata, about 5000 ft. altitude, Mendoza Province, Argentina”  
Reproductionoviparous 
TypesHolotype: MLUH (Zool. Mus. Halle), unlocated (fide Frost, online) 
Diagnosis 
CommentSynonym after Etheridge & Williams 1985. 
Etymology 
References
  • AVILA, LUCIANO JAVIER; LORENA ELIZABETH MARTINEZ & MARIANA MORANDO 2013. Checklist of lizards and amphisbaenians of Argentina: an update. Zootaxa 3616 (3): 201–238
  • Boulenger,G.A. 1889. On some specimens of lizards in the Zooogical Museum of Halle (Saale). Proc. Zool. Soc. London 1889: 143-145 - get paper here
  • Burmeister,H. 1861. Reise durch die La Plata Staaten mit besonderer Rücksicht auf die physische Beschaffenheit und den Culturzustand der Argentinischen Republik. Ausgeführt in den Jahren 1857, 1858, 1859 und 1860. Halle, H.W. Schmidt, 2: iv + 538 pp.
  • Cei, J. M., J. A. SCOLARO & F. VIDELA 2001. The present status of Argentinean polychrotid species of the genus Pristidactylus and description of its southernmost taxon as a new species. Journal of Herpetology 35 (4): 597-605 - get paper here
  • 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
  • Cruz,F.B., Schulte, J.B. & Bellagamba,P. 1999. New distributional records and natural history notes for reptiles from Southern Argentina. Herpetological Review 30 (3): 182 - get paper here
  • Etheridge,R. & WILLIAMS,E. 1985. Notes on Pristidactylus (Squamata: Iguanidae). Breviora (483): 1-18 - get paper here
  • Gallardo,J.M. 1964. Los generos "Urostrophus" D. et B. y "Cupriguanus" gen. nov. (Sauria, Iguanidae) y sus especies. Neotropica, Buenos Aires 10 (33): 125-136
  • Koslowsky,J. 1895. Batracios y reptiles de Rioja y Catamarca. Rev. Mus. La Plata 6: 359-370 - get paper here
  • Müller,L. 1941. Über die in der Sammlung des zoologischen Institutes der Universität Halle a. Saale aufbewahrten Amphibien und Reptilientypen. Zeitschr. f. Naturwiss. 94: 182-205
  • Tulli, M.J.; F.B. Cruz, A. Herrel, B. Vanhooydonck, V. Abdala 2009. The interplay between claw morphology and microhabitat use in neotropical iguanian lizards. Zoology 112 (5): 379-392 - get paper here
  • Victorica, A E; Acosta, J C & Martínez, T A 2018. Pristidactylus cf. scapulatus (Burmeister's Anole) Saurophagy Herpetological Review 49 (3): 539 - get paper here
 
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