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Sceloporus edwardtaylori SMITH, 1936

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Higher TaxaPhrynosomatidae, Sceloporinae; Iguania, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesE: Taylor's Spiny Lizard
S: Espinosa de Bell 
SynonymSceloporus edwardtaylori SMITH 1936
Sceloporus edwardtaylori — SMITH 1939: 78
Sceloporus edwardtaylori — SMITH & TAYLOR 1950: 112
Sceloporus edwardtaylori — LINER 1994
Sceloporus edwardtaylori — KÖHLER 2000: 85
Sceloporus edwardtaylori — WIENS et a. 2010 
DistributionMexico (Oaxaca)

Type locality: Ixtepec (= San Gerónimo), Oaxaca. Map legend:
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Reproductionoviparous 
TypesHolotype: FMNH 100058, EHT-HMS 8331, orig. EHT-HMS 4221; collected by E. H. Taylor and
H. M. Smith, 22 August 1935 
Comment 
EtymologyThe name honors Edward Harrison Taylor (1889-1978), who was a well-known herpetological collector and author on the faculty of the University of Kansas from 1926-1978, and was one of the university's more colorful teachers. 
References
  • Casas-Andreu, G., F.R. Méndez-De la Cruz and X. Aguilar-Miguel. 2004. Anfibios y Reptiles; pp. 375–390, in A.J.M. García-Mendoza, J. Ordoñez and M. Briones-Salas (ed.). Biodiversidad de Oaxaca. Instituto de Biología, UNAM-Fondo Oaxaqueño para la Conservación de la Naturaleza-World Wildlife Fund, México, D. F.
  • Flores-Villela, O., H. M. Smith, E. A. Liner and D. Chiszar. 2010. Sceloporus edwardtaylori. Catalogue of American Amphibians and Reptiles (874): 1-4 - get paper here
  • Köhler, G. 2000. Reptilien und Amphibien Mittelamerikas, Bd 1: Krokodile, Schildkröten, Echsen. Herpeton Verlag, Offenbach, 158 pp.
  • Köhler, G. 2008. Reptiles of Central America. 2nd Ed. Herpeton-Verlag, 400 pp.
  • Leaché, A.D. 2010. Species trees for spiny lizards (Genus Sceloporus): Identifying points of concordance and conflict between nuclear and mitochondrial data. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 54: 162–171 - get paper here
  • Leaché, A.D. & J.W.Sites, Jr. 2009. Chromosome Evolution and Diversification in North American Spiny Lizards (Genus Sceloporus). Cytogenet Genome Res 127: 166-181 - get paper here
  • Mata-Silva, Vicente, Jerry D. Johnson, Larry David Wilson and Elí García-Padilla. 2015. The herpetofauna of Oaxaca, Mexico: composition, physiographic distribution, and conservation status. Mesoamerican Herpetology 2 (1): 6–62 - 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
  • Smith,H.M. 1936. Description of a new Sceloporus from Southern Mexico. Herpetologica 1: 6-8 - 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
  • 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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