Sceloporus licki VAN DENBURGH, 1895
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|Higher Taxa||Phrynosomatidae, Sceloporinae; Iguania, Sauria, Squamata (lizards)|
|Common Names||E: Cape Arboreal Spiny Lizard|
S: Bejori Arboricola del Cabo
|Synonym||Sceloporus licki VAN DENBURGH 1895: 110|
Sceloporus orcutti licki — SMITH 1939: 140
Sceloporus orcutti licki — SMITH & TAYLOR 1950: 114
Sceloporus orcutti licki — LEVITON & BANTA 1964
Sceloporus licki — STEBBINS 1985: 237
Sceloporus licki — LINER 1994
Sceloporus licki — BELL et al. 2003
Sceloporus licki — LINER & CASAS-ANDREU 2008
|Distribution||Mexico (Baja California Sur)|
Type locality: Sierra San Lázaro, Baja California. Map legend:
- 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.
|Types||Lectotype: CAS / Stanford Univ. Mus. 2987a (CAS holotype destroyed in 1906 fide SMITH & TAYLOR 1950).|
|Etymology||The name honors James Lick, a philanthropist who left his home in Pennsylvania, with little money, became a master cabinetmaker, then went to South America and returned to San Francisco in 1848 with more than $30,000 in gold. He invested in prime waterfront properties and allegedly became the richest man in California. He is buried on Mount Hamilton, beneath one of the piers of Lick Observatory.|
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