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Stenocercus scapularis (BOULENGER, 1901)

IUCN Red List - Stenocercus scapularis - Least Concern, LC

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Higher TaxaTropiduridae, Iguania, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common Names 
SynonymLiocephalus scapularis BOULENGER 1901: 548
Ophryoessoides scapularis — ETHERIDGE 1966: 89
Ophryoessoides scapularis — FRITTS 1974
Stenocercus scapularis — TORRES-CARVAJAL 2004 
DistributionE Peru

Type locality: Perené, Peru, 2600 ft.  
Reproductionoviparous 
TypesHolotype: BMNH 1900.11.27.26 
DiagnosisDiagnosis in TORRES-CARVAJAL 2007. 
CommentBelongs to the clade Anatomegalepis (fide TORRES-CARVAJAL 2006). 
Etymology 
References
  • Boulenger, George A. 1901. Further descriptions of new reptiles collected by Mr. P. O. Simons in Peru and Bolivia. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (7) 7 (42): 546-549 - 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
  • Etheridge, Richard E. 1966. The systematic relationships of West Indian and South American lizards referred to the iguanid genus Leiocephalus. Copeia 1966 (1): 79-91 - get paper here
  • Fritts, Thomas H. 1974. A multivariate evolutionary analysis of the Andean Iguanid lizards of the genus Stenocercus. San Diego Society of Natural History Memoir 7: 1-89
  • Torres-Carvajal, O. 2004. The abdominal skeleton of Tropidurid lizards (Squamata: Tropiduridae). Herpetologica 60 (1): 75-83 - get paper here
  • Torres-Carvajal, Omar; James A. Schulte II and John E. Cadle 2006. Phylogenetic relationships of South American lizards of the genus Stenocercus (Squamata: Iguania): A new approach using a general mixture model for gene sequence data. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 39 (1): 171-185 - get paper here
 
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