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Sceloporus bulleri BOULENGER, 1895

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Higher TaxaPhrynosomatidae, Sceloporinae; Iguania, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Common NamesE: Buller's Spiny Lizard
S: Espinosa de Buller 
SynonymSceloporus bulleri BOULENGER 1895
Sceloporus bulleri — SMITH 1939: 218
Sceloporus bulleri — SMITH & TAYLOR 1950: 125
Sceloporus bulleri — LINER 1994
Sceloporus bulleri — BELL et al. 2003
Sceloporus bulleri — LINER & CASAS-ANDREU 2008 
DistributionMexico (Jalisco, Durango)

Type locality: La Cumbre de los Arrastrados, Jalisco.  
TypesLectotype: BMNH 1946.8.29.90 (formerly 1982.10.31.11), designated by Webb (1967), collected by Dr. A. C. Buller 
EtymologyThe genitive singular noun honors A. C. Buller, collector of the type specimens. 
  • 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 - 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
  • Boulenger, G.A. 1895. Second report on additions to the lizard collection in the Natural History Museum. Proc. Zool. Soc. London 1894: 722-736 [published in April 1895 fide A. Bauer] - get paper here
  • Capul, F. 2012. Medizin-Echsen. Terraria-Elaphe 2012 (4): 44-45 - get paper here
  • Escobedo-Galván, A.H., Flores-Guerrero, U.S., González-Solórzano, M. & de la Cruz, J.J.L. 2017. Sceloporus bulleri (Buller's Spiny Lizard). Herpetological Review 48 (4): 854-855
  • Martínez-Méndez, N. & Méndez-De la Cruz, F.R. 2007. Molecular phylogeny of the Sceloporus torquatus species-group (Squamata: Phrynosomatidae). Zootaxa 1609: 53-68 - get paper here
  • McCranie, J.R. & Wilson, L.D. 1987. The biogeography of the herpetofauna of the pine-oak woodlands of the Sierra Madre Occidental of México. Milwaukee Publ. Mus. Contr. Biol. Geol. No. 72: 1-30
  • Smith, H. M. 1939. The Mexican and Central American lizards of the genus Sceloporus. Field Mus. Nat. Hist., Zool. Ser. 26: 1-397. - get paper here
  • Smith,H.M. & Taylor,E.H. 1950. An annotated checklist and key to the reptiles of Mexico exclusive of the snakes. Bull. US Natl. Mus. 199: 1-253 - get paper here
  • Valdez-Lares, R.; R. Muñiz-Martínez; E.Gadsden; G. Aguirre-León; G. Castañeda-Gaytán; R. Gonzalez-Trápaga 2013. Checklist of amphibians and reptiles of the state of Durango, México. Check List 9 (4):714-724 - get paper here
  • Webb, R.G. 1984. Herpetogeography in the Mazatlán-Durango Region of the Sierra Madre Occidental, Mexico. Vetrebrate Ecology and Systematics - A ribute to Henry S. Fitch; Museum of Natural History, University of Kansas, Lawrence, pp. 217-241
  • Webb, Robert G. 1965. The lizard Sceloporus bulleri in Mexico. Year Book of the American Philosophical Society 1965: 356-357
  • Webb,R.G. 1967. Variation and distribution of the iguanid lizard Sceloporus bulleri, and the description of a related new species. Copeia 1967 (1): 202-213 - get paper here
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