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Sceloporus adleri SMITH & SAVITZKY, 1974

IUCN Red List - Sceloporus adleri - Least Concern, LC

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Higher TaxaPhrynosomatidae, Sceloporinae; Iguania, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesE: Adler's Spiny Lizard
S: Chintete Rayado 
SynonymSceloporus adleri SMITH & SAVITZKY 1974
Sceloporus adleri — LINER 1994
Sceloporus adleri — BELL et al. 2003
Sceloporus adleri — LIVIGNI 2013: 262 
DistributionMexico (Guerrero)

Type locality: Asoleadero, Guerrero, Mexico. Map legend:
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Reproductionviviparous 
TypesHolotype: UMMZ 131689 
Comment 
EtymologyNamed after Kraig Adler of Cornell University, co-founder and a chairman of the Ohio Herpetological Society, which became the Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles. 
References
  • Bell, E.L.; Smith, H.M. & Chiszar, D. 2003. AN ANNOTATED LIST OF THE SPECIES-GROUP NAMES APPLIED TO THE LIZARD GENUS SCELOPORUS. Acta Zoologica Mexicana (n.s.) 90: 103-174
  • Fitch, H. S. 1978. Sexual size differences in the genus Sceloporus. Univ. Kansas Sci. Bull. 51 (13): 441-461 - get paper here
  • LiVigni, F. (ed.) 2013. A Life for Reptiles and Amphibians, Volume 1. Chimaira, Frankfurt, 495 pp. - get paper here
  • Smith,H.M. & Savitzky,A.D. 1974. Another cryptic associate of the lizard Sceloporus formosus in Guerrero, Mexico. Journal of Herpetology 8 (3): 297-303 - get paper here
 
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