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Sceloporus subpictus LYNCH & SMITH, 1965

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Higher TaxaPhrynosomatidae, Sceloporinae; Iguania, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Common NamesE: Southern Cursorial Lizard, Paintbelly Spiny Lizard
S: Espinosa de Panza Pinta 
SynonymSceloporus subpictus LYNCH & SMITH 1965
Sceloporus subpictus — LINER 1994
Sceloporus subpictus — BELL et al. 2003
Sceloporus subpictus — MATA-SILVA et al. 2015 
DistributionMexico (Oaxaca)

Type Locality: San Andrés Chicahuastla, Oaxaca, Mexico. Map legend:
TDWG region - 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.
TypesHolotype: UIMNH 53127, collected by Thomas MacDougall, 5 May 1963 
EtymologyThe Latin sub, meaning "somewhat," is applied in the sense that this taxon is "somewhat like," or "related to," pictus. 
  • 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
  • Casas-Andreu, G., F.R. Méndez-De la Cruz and X. Aguilar-Miguel. 2004. Anfibios y Reptiles; pp. 375–390, in A.J.M. García-Mendoza, J. Ordoñez and M. Briones-Salas (ed.). Biodiversidad de Oaxaca. Instituto de Biología, UNAM-Fondo Oaxaqueño para la Conservación de la Naturaleza-World Wildlife Fund, México, D. F.
  • Flores-Villela, O., H. M. Smith, E. A. Liner and D. Chiszar. 2010. Sceloporus subpictus. Catalogue of American Amphibians and Reptiles (875): 1-4 - get paper here
  • Leaché, A.D. 2010. Species trees for spiny lizards (Genus Sceloporus): Identifying points of concordance and conflict between nuclear and mitochondrial data. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 54: 162–171 - get paper here
  • Leaché, A.D. & J.W.Sites, Jr. 2009. Chromosome Evolution and Diversification in North American Spiny Lizards (Genus Sceloporus). Cytogenet Genome Res 127: 166-181 - get paper here
  • Lynch, John D. Smith, Hobart M. 1965. New or unusual amphibians and reptiles from Oaxaca, Mexico. I. Herpetologica 24 (3): 168-177 - 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
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