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Sceloporus samcolemani SMITH & HALL, 1974

IUCN Red List - Sceloporus samcolemani - Least Concern, LC

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Higher TaxaPhrynosomatidae, Sceloporinae; Iguania, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesE: Coleman's Bunchgrass Lizard
S: Lagartija de Coleman 
SynonymSceloporus scalaris samcolemani SMITH & HALL 1974
Sceloporus samcolemani — WATKINS-COLWELL et al. 1998
Sceloporus samcolemani — BELL et al. 2003
Sceloporus samcolemani — LINER & CASAS-ANDREU 2008 
DistributionMexico ("....the mountains of extreme southeastern Coahuila and southern central Nuevo Leon. This species is strictly a montane form occurring at elevations from 2134 m (Pablillo, Nuevo Leon) to 3293 m (Cerro Potosi, Nuevo Leon)." (Watkins-Colwell et al. 1998).

Type Locality: Between Providencia and La Paz, Nuevo León, Mexico. Map legend:
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Reproduction 
TypesHolotype: UMMZ 124670, collected by P. H. Litchfield on 16 July 1960 
Comment 
EtymologyThe Latin genitive singular honors Dr. Sam Coleman, who wrote programs for processing data pertaining to the Smith's work on the herpetology of Mexico. 
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
  • Bryson, Robert W.; Uri Omar García-Vázquez, Brett R. Riddle 2011. Relative roles of Neogene vicariance and Quaternary climate change on the historical diversification of bunchgrass lizards (Sceloporus scalaris group) in Mexico. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 62 (1): 447-457 - get paper here
  • Lemos-Espinal, J.A. & Smith, H.M. 2007. Amphibians and reptiles of the state of Coahuila, Mexico. Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, 550 pp.
  • Smith, H. M.;Hall, W. P. 1974. Contributions to the concepts of reproductive cycles and the systematics of the scalaris group of the lizard genus Sceloporus. Great Basin Naturalist 34 (2): 97-104 - get paper here
  • Watkins-Colwell, Gregory J ; Smith, Hobart M; Liner, Ernest A; Chiszar, David 1998. Sceloporus samcolemani. Catalogue of American Amphibians and Reptiles 675: 1-2 - get paper here
 
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