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Sceloporus tanneri SMITH & LARSEN, 1975

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Higher TaxaPhrynosomatidae, Sceloporinae; Iguania, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Common NamesE: Tanner's Spiny Lizard
S: Espinosa de Tanner 
SynonymSceloporus tanneri SMITH & LARSEN 1975
Sceloporus tanneri — LINER 1994
Sceloporus tanneri — BELL et al. 2003
Sceloporus tanneri — MATA-SILVA et al. 2015 
DistributionMexico (Oaxaca)

Type Locality: Santa Rosa Lachao, Juquila, Oaxaca, Mexico. Map legend:
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TypesHolotype: UCM 49437, collected February 1972 by Thomas MacDougall. 
EtymologyThe Latin genitive singular name honors Wilmer W. Tanner (1909-2011), of Brigham Young University, who has contributed much to western United States and Mexican herpetology. Obituary in Sites (2012). 
  • 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
  • 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. & Larsen,K.R. 1975. A new species of the formosus group of the lizard genus Sceloporus. Copeia 1975 (1): 47-50 - get paper here
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