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Stenocercus angulifer (WERNER, 1901)

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Higher TaxaTropiduridae, Iguania, Sauria, Squamata (lizards)
Common Names 
SynonymLiocephalus angulifer WERNER 1901: 595 (fide BURT & BURT 1931)
Leiocephalus angulifer WERNER 1901 (fide TORRES-CARVAJAL 2007)
Stenocercus angulifer — TORRES-CARVAJAL 2007
Stenocercus angulifer — VENEGAS et al. 2020 
DistributionE Ecuador

Type locality: Ecuador  
TypesHolotype: ZMB 16594 
DiagnosisDiagnosis: TORRES-CARVAJAL 2007.

Comparisons: For a comparison of scutellation across S. aculeatus, S. angulifer, S. catherineae, S. dracopennatus, S. huancabambae, and S. philmayi see Venegas et al. 2020. 
CommentStenocercus angulifer hs been previously synonymized with S. aculeatus (e.g. by BURT & BURT 1931 and PETERS & DONOSO-BARROS 1970) but revalidated by TORRES-CARVAJAL 2007. 
  • Burt,C.E. & Burt,M.D. 1931. South American lizards in the collection of the American Museum of Natural History. Bull. Amer. Mus. nat. Hist. 61 (7): 227-395 - get paper here
  • Torres-Carvajal O, Pazmiño-Otamendi G, Salazar-Valenzuela D. 2019. Reptiles of Ecuador: a resource-rich portal, with a dynamic checklist and photographic guides. Amphibian & Reptile Conservation 13 (1): [General Section]: 209–229 (e178) - get paper here
  • Torres-Carvajal, O. 2007. A taxonomic revision of South American Stenocercus (Squamata: Iguania) lizards. Herpetological Monographs 21 (1): 76-178 - get paper here
  • Venegas PJ, García-Ayachi LA, Chávez-Arribasplata JC, Chávez G, Wong I, García-Bravo A 2020. Four new species of Stenocercus Duméril & Bibron, 1837 (Squamata, Iguania) from the Department of Amazonas in northeastern Peru. Evolutionary Systematics 4(2): 79-108 - get paper here
  • Werner, F. 1901. Ueber Reptilien und Batrachier aus Ecuador und Neu-Guinea. Verh. Zool.-bot. Ges. Wien 51: 593-614 - get paper here
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