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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.  
TypesHolotype: INHS (= UIMNH) 53127, collected by Thomas MacDougall, 5 May 1963 
CommentGroup: S. formosus group (sensu lato, fide PÉREZ-RAMOS & SALDAÑA DE LA RIVA 2008) 
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 - get paper here
  • Canseco-Márquez, L., & Gutiérrrez-Mayén, M.G. 2010. Anfibios y reptiles del Valle de Tehuacán-Cuicatlán. Comisión Nacional para el conocimiento y uso de la biodiversidad, México D.F., Mexico, 302 pp - get paper here
  • 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
  • Köhler, G. & Heimes, P. 2002. Stachelleguane. Herpeton-Verlag (Offenbach), 174 pp.
  • 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
  • Pérez-Ramos, E. & Saldaña de La Riva, L. 2008. Morphological revision of lizards of the formosus group, genus Sceloporus (Squamata: Sauria) of southern Mexico, with description of a new species. Bull. Maryland Herp. Soc. 44 (3): 77-98 - get paper here
  • Smith, H.M., D. Chiszar & R. Humphrey 2000. A Third Report of Sceloporus subpictus (Reptilia: Sauria) from Oaxaca, Mexico Bull. Maryland Herpetol. Soc., 36(4): 121-123. - get paper here
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