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Sceloporus carinatus SMITH, 1936

IUCN Red List - Sceloporus carinatus - Least Concern, LC

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Higher TaxaPhrynosomatidae, Sceloporinae; Iguania, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesE: Keeled Spiny Lizard
S: Espinosa Carinada 
SynonymSceloporus carinatus SMITH 1936
Sceloporus carinatus — SMITH 1939: 303
Sceloporus carinatus — SMITH & TAYLOR 1950: 135
Sceloporus carinatus — LINER 1994
Sceloporus carinatus — KÖHLER 2000: 85
Sceloporus carinatus — WIENS et a. 2010 
DistributionMexico (Chiapas), Guatemala

Type locality: Near Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Chiapas. Map legend:
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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.
 
Reproductionoviparous 
TypesHolotype: FMNH 32008 (originally EHT-HMS 4866), collected 4 September 1935 by E. H. Taylor
and H. M. Smith. 
CommentNot listed for Guatemala by KÖHLER (2000). 
EtymologyThe Latin carina, "keel," and -atus, "pertaining to," refer to the strongly keeled head scales. 
References
  • Alvarez DEL TORO, M. 1982. Los Reptiles de Chiapas. 3rd ed. México: Tuxtla Gutiérrez, 248 pp.
  • Álvarez DEL TORO, M., & SMITH, H. M. 1956. Notulae herpetologicae Chiapasiae. I. Herpetologica 12: 3-17 - get paper here
  • 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
  • Flores-Villela, O., H. M. Smith, E. A. Liner and D. Chiszar. 2010. Sceloporus carinatus. Catalogue of American Amphibians and Reptiles (873): 1-4 - get paper here
  • Johnson, Jerry D.; Vicente Mata-Silva, Elí García Padilla, and Larry David Wilson 2015. The Herpetofauna of Chiapas, Mexico: composition, distribution, and conservation. Mesoamerican Herpetology 2 (3): 272–329. - get paper here
  • Köhler, G. 2000. Reptilien und Amphibien Mittelamerikas, Bd 1: Krokodile, Schildkröten, Echsen. Herpeton Verlag, Offenbach, 158 pp.
  • Smith, H. M. 1936. Descriptions of new species of lizards of the genus Sceloporus from Mexico. Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington 49: 87-96 - get paper here
  • 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
  • Wiens, John J.; Caitlin A. Kuczynski, Saad Arif & Tod W. Reeder 2010. PHYLOGENETIC RELATIONSHIPS OF PHRYNOSOMATID LIZARDS BASED ON NUCLEAR AND MITOCHONDRIAL DATA, AND A REVISED PHYLOGENY FOR SCELOPORUS. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 54: 150-161 - get paper here
 
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