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Sceloporus halli DASMANN & SMITH, 1974

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Higher TaxaPhrynosomatidae, Sceloporinae, Iguania, Sauria, Squamata (lizards)
Common NamesE: Hall's Spiny Lizard
S: Espinosa de Hall 
SynonymSceloporus megalepidurus halli DASMANN & SMITH 1974
Sceloporus consobrinus — BOULENGER 1897
Sceloporus pictus — SMITH 1939
Sceloporus subpictus — SMITH & LYNCH 1967
Sceloporus halli — WIENS & REEDER 1997
Sceloporus halli — SMITH et al. 2000
Sceloporus halli — BELL et al. 2003
Sceloporus halli — SMITH et al. 2006
Sceloporus halli — LINER & CASAS-ANDREU 2008
Sceloporus halli — MATA-SILVA et al. 2015 
DistributionMexico (Oaxaca)

Type Locality: San José Lachiguiri, Oaxaca, Mexico.  
Reproductionviviparous (ovoviviparous) 
TypesHolotype: UCM 41137, collected by T. MacDougall October 1967 
CommentSynonymy: after SMITH et al. 2000. 
EtymologyNamed after William P. Hall III, who contributed to the systematics of Sceloporus through karyotyping, and opened the can of worms in the Sceloporus grammicus complex. 
  • 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
  • Boulenger, G.A. 1897. A revision of the lizards of the genus Sceloporus. Proc. Zool. Soc. London 1897: 474-522 - get paper here
  • Dasmann, M. M.; Smith, H. M. 1974. A new sceloporine lizard from Oaxaca, Mexico. Great Basin Naturalist 34 (3): 231-237 - get paper here
  • Köhler, G. & Heimes, P. 2002. Stachelleguane. Herpeton-Verlag (Offenbach), 174 pp.
  • 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. & Lynch,J.D. 1967. A new cryptic lizard (Iguanidae: Sceloporus) with comments on other reptiles from Oaxaca, Mexico. Herpetologica 23: 18-29 - get paper here
  • Smith, Hobart M. McCarthy, C. and David Chiszar 2000. Some enigmatic identifications in Boulenger’s 1897 Sceloporus monograph (Reptilia: Sauria). Bull. Maryland Herp. Soc. 36 (4): 124-132 - get paper here
  • Wiens, John J.;Reeder, Tod W. 1997. Phylogeny of the spiny lizards (Sceloporus) based on molecular and morphological evidence. Herpetological Monographs 11: 1-101 - get paper here
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