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Stenocercus santander TORRES-CARVAJAL, 2007

IUCN Red List - Stenocercus santander - Least Concern, LC

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Higher TaxaTropiduridae, Iguania, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Common Names 
SynonymStenocercus santander TORRES-CARVAJAL 2007
Stenocercus erythrogaster — AYALA 1986: 563 (part)
Stenocercus erythrogaster — CADLE 2001: 217 (part)
Stenocercus erythrogaster — HARVEY et al. 2004: 941 (part)
Stenocercus santander — TORRES-CARVAJAL 2007 
DistributionColombia (Santander)

Type locality: Colombia, Departamento Santander, Municipio Piedecuesta, Vereda Tres Esquinas, approximately 6°59’22’’N, 73°3’13’’W.  
TypesHolotype: UIS-R 478, adult male, 23 Feb. 1999, Rances Caicedo. 
Etymologynamed after the type locality. 
  • Ayala, S. C. 1986. Saurios de Colombia: Lista actualizada, y distribucion de ejemplares colombianos en los museos. Caldasia 15 (71-75): 555-575
  • Cadle, J. E. 2001. A new species of lizard related to Stenocercus caducus (Cope) (Squamata: Iguanidae from Peru and Bolivia, with a key to the ‘‘Ophryoessoides Group’’. Bull. Mus. comp. Zool. Harvard 157 (3): 183-222 - 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
  • Daza-Pérez, Erika Patricia; Ruth Mariela Castillo Morales 2010. Aspectos de la ecología de Stenocercus santander en un Bosque Húmedo Montano Bajo de los Andes Orientales de Colombia Herpetotropicos 6 (1-2): - get paper here
  • HARVEY, MICHAEL B.; GILSON A. RIVAS AND JESUS MANZANILLA 2004. Redescription of Stenocercus erythrogaster (Hallowell). Copeia 2004 (4): 940–944 - get paper here
  • Torres-Carvajal, O. 2007. New Andean Species of Stenocercus (Squamata: Iguania) from the Eastern Cordillera in Colombia. Copeia 2007 (1): 56–61 - get paper here
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