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Higher TaxaPhrynosomatidae, Sceloporinae; Iguania, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesE: Southern Prairie Lizard
S: Lagartija de las Cercas 
SynonymSceloporus consobrinus BAIRD & GIRARD 1854: 224
Sceloporus consobrinus — BOULENGER 1885: 229
Sceloporus undulatus consobrinus — COPE 1900: 337
Sceloporus undulatus consobrinus — BURT 1933
Sceloporus undulatus consobrinus — GLOYD 1942
Sceloporus undulatus consobrinus — SMITH & TAYLOR 1950: 118
Sceloporus undulatus consobrinus — CONANT & COLLINS 1991: 108
Sceloporus undulatus (exerge consobrinus) consobrinus — SMITH et al. 1992
Sceloporus undulatus consobrinus — CROTHER 2000
Sceloporus consobrinus — LEACHE & REEDER 2002
Sceloporus undulatus consobrinus — BELL et al. 2003
Sceloporus consobrinus — BOUNDY 2004
Sceloporus consobrinus — POTTS & COLLINS 2005 
DistributionUSA (Texas except eastern fourth, SW Oklahoma, W/S New Mexico, SE Arizona: in vicinity of San Pedro River), Kansas, Colorado, Nebraska)
Mexico (Chihuahua, Coahuila, Durango, Nuevo León, San Luis Potosí, Zacatecas, Chihuahua [HR 35: 82]).

Type locality: Beckham County, Oklahoma, near the confluence of the north fork of the Red River and Suydam Creek (after SMITH & TAYLOR 1950).

Type Locality: Vicinity of North Fork of the Red River, and Elm Fork, R20N, T4N, S34, Southern Oklahoma Adolescent Alcoholics Rehabilitation Ranch, Quartz Mountain State Park, Kiowa County, Oklahoma (fide BELL et al. 2003). Map legend:
TDWG region - 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.
 
Reproductionoviparous 
TypesNeotype. OSUS R5284 (Oklahoma State University), designated by Bell and Smith (2000), replacing the holotype, USNM 2855, destroyed. 
CommentBased on the evidence presented by LEACHÉ (2009), Sceloporus undulatus is apparently restricted to east of the Mississippi River and S. consobrinus to the west, a geographic finding consistent with a number of other systematic studies involving frogs and snakes. 
EtymologyThe Latin adjective consobrinus, "cousin," was presumably applied in recognition of its close relationship to Sceloporus undulatus, which at that time (1853) had no subspecies. 
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