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Higher TaxaIguanidae, Iguania, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesCatalina Chuckwalla, Spotted Chuckwalla 
SynonymSauromalus klauberi SHAW 1941
Sauromalus ater klauberi — SOULÉ & SLOAN 1966
Sauromalus klauberi — LINER 1994
Sauromalus klauberi — HOLLINGSWORTH 1998: 150
Sauromalus klauberi — KÖHLER & ZORN 2014 
DistributionMexico (Gulf of California: Isla Santa Catalina)

Type locality: Santa Catalina  
Reproductionoviparous 
TypesHolotype: SDSNH 6859; paratypes SDSNH 6860, 6861 
CommentAbundance: only known from (Meiri et al. 2017). 
EtymologyNamed after Laurence Monroe Klauber, (1883-1968) American herpetologist. Short biography in Lovich et al. (2008). 
References
  • Alberts, A.C.; Carter, R.L.; Hayes, W.K. & Martins, E.P. (eds.) 2004. Iguanas - Biology and Conservation. University of California Press, 356 pp.
  • Beaman,K.R.; Hollingsworth,B.D.; Lawler, H.E. & Lowe,C.H. 1997. Bibliography of Sauromalus (Duméril 1856), the Chuckwallas. Smithsonian Herp. Inf. Serv. (116): 1-44 - get paper here
  • Beolens, Bo; Michael Watkins, and Michael Grayson 2011. The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA - get paper here
  • Buckley, Larry J.; Kevin de Queiroz, Tandora D. Grant, Bradford D. Hollingsworth, John B. Iverson (Chair, <br />Stesha A. Pasachnik, and Catherine L. Stephen (Iguana Taxonomy Working Group, ITWG 2016. A Checklist of the Iguanas of the World (Iguanidae; Iguaninae). Herp. Cons. Biol. 11 (Monograph 6) - get paper here
  • Dickerson, M. C. 1919. Diagnoses of twenty-three new species and a new genus of lizards from Lower California. Bull. Amer. Mus. Nat. Hist. 41 (10): 461-477
  • Hollingsworth, B. D. 1998. The systematics of Chuckwallas (Sauromalus) with a phylogenetic analysis of other iguanid lizards. Herpetological Monographs 12: 38-191. - get paper here
  • Jones, L.L. & Lovich, R.E. 2009. Lizards of the American Southwest. A photographic field guide. Rio Nuevo Publishers, Tucson, AZ, 568 pp. [review in Reptilia 86: 84] - get paper here
  • Köhler, G. & Zorn, H. 2014. Chuckwallas. Herpeton-Verlag, 120 pp. - get paper here
  • Lovich, K.; Mahrdt, C.R. & Beaman, K.R 2008. A Curator and His Rattlesnakes: The History of Laurence Monroe Klauber at the San Diego Zoo. In: Hayes et al. (eds), The biology of rattlesnakes. Loma Linda University Press, pp. 25-38
  • Lovich, R.E.; Grismer, L.L. & Danemann, G. 2009. CONSERVATION STATUS OF THE HERPETOFAUNA OF BAJA CALIFORNIA, MÉXICO AND ASSOCIATED ISLANDS IN THE SEA OF CORTEZ AND PACIFIC OCEAN. Herp. Cons. Biol. 4 (3):358-378 - get paper here
  • Meiri, Shai; Aaron M. Bauer, Allen Allison, Fernando Castro-Herrera, Laurent Chirio, Guarino Colli, Indraneil Das, Tiffany M. Doan, Frank Glaw, Lee L. Grismer, Marinus Hoogmoed, Fred Kraus, Matthew LeBreton, Danny Meirte, Zoltán T. Nagy, Cristiano d 2017. Extinct, obscure or imaginary: the lizard species with the smallest ranges. Diversity and Distributions - get paper here
  • Shaw, Charles E. 1941. A new chuckwalla from Santa Catalina Island, Gulf of California, Mexico. Transactions of the San Diego Society of Natural History 9 (28): 285-288 - get paper here
  • Soulé, Michael & Sloan, Allen J. 1966. Biogeography and distribution of the reptiles and amphibians on islands in the Gulf of California, Mexico. Transactions of the San Diego Society of Natural History 14 (11): 137-156 - get paper here
 
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