Sceloporus aureolus SMITH, 1942
Can you confirm these amateur observations of Sceloporus aureolus?
|Higher Taxa||Phrynosomatidae, Sceloporinae; Iguania, Sauria (lizards)|
|Common Names||Southern Crevice Spiny Lizard|
|Synonym||Sceloporus mucronatus aureolus SMITH 1942|
Sceloporus mucronatus aureolus — BELL et al. 2003
Sceloporus aureolus —MARTINEZ-MENDEZ & MENDEZ-DE LA CRUZ 2007
|Distribution||WC Veracruz, S Puebla. Type locality: Two miles west of Acultzingo, Veracruz.
- Region according to the TDWG standard, not a precise distribution map.
NOTE: TDWG regions are generated automatically from the text in the distribution field and not in every cases it works well. We are working on it.
|Types||Holotype: USNM 112232, collected by H. M. Smith, 17 January 1939|
|Comment||Etymology (aureolus): S.m. aureolus has been named after the Latin adjective aureolus (=aureus), "golden," referring to the golden-yellow dorsal color of adult males.|