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Stenocercus limitaris CADLE, 1998

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Higher TaxaTropiduridae, Iguania, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common Names 
SynonymStenocercus limitaris CADLE 1998
Ophryoessoides limitaris
Stenocercus limitaris — TORRES-CARVAJAL 2000: 27 
DistributionSW Ecuador (El Oro, Loja), elevation 1000-1300 m., NW Peru

Type locality: Alamor, 04° 02’ S, 80° 02’ W, 1325 m., Provincia Loja, Ecuador.  
Reproductionoviparous 
TypesHolotype: AMNH 22183 
DiagnosisDiagnosis in TORRES-CARVAJAL 2007. 
CommentSympatric with C. carrioni and S. iridescens. 
Etymology 
References
  • Cadle, J. E. 1998. New species of lizards, genus Stenocercus (Iguania: Tropiduridae) from western Ecuador and Peru. Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. Harvard 155 (6): 257-297 - get paper here
  • Carranza, S.; E. N. Arnold & F. Amat 2004. DNA phylogeny of Lacerta (Iberolacerta) and other lacertine lizards (Reptilia: Lacertidae): did competition cause long-term mountain restriction?. Systematics and Biodiversity 2 (1): 57-77
  • Torres-Carvajal, O. 2005. A new species of Iguanian lizard (Stenocercus) from the Western lowlands of Southern Ecuador and Northern Peru. Herpetologica 61 (1): 78-85 - get paper here
  • Torres-Carvajal, Omar 2000. Ecuadorian lizards of the genus Stenocercus (Squamata: Tropiduridae). Scientific papers of the Natural History Museum, University of Kansas, (15): 1-38
 
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