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Sceloporus bulleri BOULENGER, 1895

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Higher TaxaPhrynosomatidae, Sceloporinae; Iguania, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
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.  
Reproductionviviparous 
TypesLectotype: BMNH 1946.8.29.90 (formerly 1982.10.31.11), designated by Webb (1967), collected by Dr. A. C. Buller; one syntype at CAS was Lost in the earthquake and fire of 1906. Exchange from BMNH, Jun 1897. 
Diagnosis 
Comment 
EtymologyThe genitive singular noun honors A. C. Buller, collector of the type specimens. 
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 - 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 - get paper here
  • 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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