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Sceloporus omiltemanus GÜNTHER, 1890

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Higher TaxaPhrynosomatidae, Sceloporinae; Iguania, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesSouthern Cleft Lizard 
SynonymSceloporus mucronatus omiltemanus GÜNTHER 1890
Sceloporus mucronatus omiltemanus — SMITH 1939
Sceloporus mucronatus omiltemanus — BELL et al. 2003
Sceloporus omiltemanus — MARTINEZ-MENDEZ & MENDEZ-DE LA CRUZ 2007 
DistributionCentral highlands of Oaxaca and the Sierra Madre del Sur in Guerrero.

Type locality: Omilteme, Guerrero, 8,000 feet elevation.  
Reproduction 
TypesSyntypes: BMNH 1946.8.30.13-17 (formerly 1889.11.13.49-53), collected by H. H. Smith 
Comment 
EtymologyThis subspecies is named after the type locality. 
References
  • 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
  • Fitch, H. S. 1978. Sexual size differences in the genus Sceloporus. Univ. Kansas Sci. Bull. 51 (13): 441-461 - get paper here
  • Goldberg, Stephen R., Charles R. Bursey and Jeanette Arreola. 2014. Sceloporus omiltemanus (southern cleft lizard) endoparasites. Herpetological Review 45 (3): 506-507
  • Günther, A. C. L. G. 1885. Reptilia and Batrachia. Biologia Centrali-Américana. Taylor, & Francis, London, 326 pp. [published in parts from 1885-1902; reprint by the SSAR 1987] - get paper here
  • Martínez-Méndez, N. & Méndez-De la Cruz, F.R. 2007. Molecular phylogeny of the Sceloporus torquatus species-group (Squamata: Phrynosomatidae). Zootaxa 1609: 53-68 - 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
 
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