Sceloporus macdougalli SMITH & BUMZAHEM, 1953
Can you confirm these amateur observations of Sceloporus macdougalli?
|Higher Taxa||Phrynosomatidae, Sceloporinae; Iguania, Sauria, Squamata (lizards)|
|Common Names||E: MacDougall's Spiny Lizard|
S: Espinosa de MacDougall
|Synonym||Sceloporus macdougalli SMITH & BUMZAHEM 1953|
Sceloporus macdougalli — LINER 1994
Sceloporus macdougalli — BELL et al. 2003
Sceloporus macdougalli — MATA-SILVA et al. 2015
Type locality: Rincón Bamba, 22 mls. S.W. of Tehuantepec, 8 miles from the coast at Bahía Bamba, Isthmus of Tehuantepec, Oaxaca, Mexico. Map legend:
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|Types||Holotype: UIMNH 34354, collected by Thomas MacDougall, 26-27 March 1953|
|Comment||Sexual dimorphism: Male and female S. macdougalli are strikingly different (Mendoza-Quijano et al. 2002).|
|Etymology||This Latin genitive singular noun honors the late collector, Thomas MacDougall, who spent many summers collecting plants and some animals in Oaxaca and adjacent states in Mexico.|
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