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Sceloporus woodi STEJNEGER, 1918

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Higher TaxaPhrynosomatidae, Sceloporinae, Iguania, Sauria, Squamata (lizards)
Common NamesE: Florida Scrub Lizard 
SynonymSceloporus woodi STEJNEGER 1918: 90
Sceloporus woodi — CONANT & COLLINS 1991: 108
Sceloporus woodi — CROTHER 2000
Sceloporus woodi — BELL et al. 2003
Sceloporus woodi — CROTHER et al. 2012 
DistributionUSA (Florida)

Type Locality: Auburndale, Polk Co., Florida.  
TypesHolotype: USNM 48720, collected by Nelson R. Wood in 1912 
EtymologyNamed after Nelson R. Wood ( -1920), collector of the type specimen, and Taxidermist at the U.S. National Museum. 
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  • Bogert, Charles M. (Charles Mitchill); Cowles, Raymond B. (Raymond Bridgman) 1947. Moisture loss in relation to habitat selection in some Floridian reptiles. American Museum novitates (1358) - get paper here
  • Bowie, Albert 1973. Predation on Lizards by Sceloporus woodi. Journal of Herpetology 7 (3): 318 - get paper here
  • Conant,R. & Collins,J.T. 1991. A Field Guide to Reptiles and Amphibians of Eastern/Central North America, 3rd ed. Houghton Mifflin (Boston/New York), xx + 450 p.
  • Crother, B. I. (ed.) 2012. Standard Common and Current Scientific Names for North American Amphibians, Turtles, Reptiles, and Crocodilians, Seventh Edition. Herpetological Circular 39: 1-92
  • Enge, Kevin M.; Brett Tornwall, and Brittany Bankovich 2021. A Status and Distribution of the Florida Scrub Lizard (Sceloporus woodi). Herpetological Conservation and Biology, 16 (2): - get paper here
  • Fitch, H. S. 1978. Sexual size differences in the genus Sceloporus. Univ. Kansas Sci. Bull. 51 (13): 441-461 - get paper here
  • Gibbons, Whit; Judy Greene, and Tony Mills 2009. LIZARDS AND CROCODILIANS OF THE SOUTHEAST. University of Georgia Press, 240 pp.
  • Heath, Stacy; Aaron W. Schrey, Kyle G. Ashton, Henry R. Mushinsky, and Earl D. McCoy 2012. Contrasting Genetic Differentiation of a Poorly Dispersing Lizard in Connected and Fragmented Scrub Habitats. Journal of Herpetology 46 (4): 602-607. - get paper here
  • Hokit, D.G. & L.C. Branch 2003. Habitat Patch Size Affects Demographics of the Florida Scrub Lizard (Sceloporus woodi) Journal of Herpetology 37 (2): 257-265. - get paper here
  • Jackson, J. F. 1973. Distribution and population phenetics of the Florida scrub lizard, Sceloporus woodi. Copeia 1973 (4): 746-761 - get paper here
  • Jackson, J.F. & S.R. Telford, Jr. 1974. Reproductive Ecology of the Florida Scrub Lizard, Sceloporus woodi Copeia 1974 (3): 689-694. - get paper here
  • Jackson, James F. 1973. The Phenetics and Ecology of a Narrow Hybrid Zone. Evolution 27 (1): 58-68 - get paper here
  • Jones, J.P. 1927. An Extension of the Range of Sceloporus woodi Stejneger Copeia 160: 181-182. - get paper here
  • Kaunert, Matthew D.; and Lance D. McBrayer 2015. Population Density of the Florida Scrub Lizard (Sceloporus woodi) in Managed Florida Scrub and <br />Longleaf Pine Sandhill Habitats. Herp. Cons. Biol. 10 (3) - 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
  • Leaché, A.D. & Reeder, T.W. 2002. Molecular systematics of the Eastern Fence Lizard (Sceloporus undulatus): a comparision of parsimony, likelihood, and Bayesian approaches. Systematic Biology 51 (1): 44-68 - get paper here
  • Lee, D.S. 1974. The Possible Role of Fire on Population Density of the Florida Scrub Lizard, Sceloporus woodi Stejneger Bull. Maryland Herpetol. Soc., 10(1): 20-22. - get paper here
  • Lee, D.S., J.B. Fungerburg & L.R. Franz 1974. Growth and Feeding Behavior in the endemic Florida Scrub Lizard, Sceloporus woodi Stejneger Bull. Maryland Herpetol. Soc., 10(1): 16-19. - get paper here
  • Lee, David S.;Funderburg, John B. 1977. Sceloporus woodi. Catalogue of American Amphibians and Reptiles (196): 1-2 - get paper here
  • McCoy, E.D.; Hartmann, P.P. & Mushinsky, H.R. 2004. Population biology of the rare Florida Scrub Lizard in fragmented habitat. Herpetologica 60 (1): 54-61 - get paper here
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  • Stejneger, L. 1918. Description of a new Snapping turtle and a new lizard from Florida. Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington 31: 89-92 - get paper here
  • Tucker, Derek B.; Lance D. McBrayer, and J. Scott Harrison 2014. Population Structure of Florida Scrub Lizards (Sceloporus woodi) in an Anthropogenically Fragmented Forest. Herpetologica 70 (3): 266-278. - get paper here
  • White, K. Nicole, Rothermel, Betsi B. and White, Michael T. 2017. Sceloporus woodi (Florida Scrub Lizard) Nest site. Herpetological Review 48 (1): 200-201 - get paper here
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