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Stenocercus sinesaccus TORRES-CARVAJAL, 2005

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Higher TaxaTropiduridae, Iguania, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common Names 
SynonymStenocercus sinesaccus TORRES-CARVAJAL 2005
Stenocercus caducus COPE 1887: 55
Stenocercus caducus — PETERS & DONOSO-BARROS 1970: 213
Stenocercus sinesaccus — TORRES-CARVAJAL 2007 
DistributionBrazil (Mato Grosso, Goias, Rondônia)

Type locality: Chapada dos Guimarães, 15° 26’ S, 55° 45’ W, Mato Grosso, Brazil, 690 m elevation  
Reproductionoviparous 
TypesHolotype: BMNH 1903.3.26.7 
CommentMap: see TEIXEIRA et al. 2015: 417. 
EtymologyNamed after the Latin “sine” = missing and “saccus” = pocket, bag, referring to the absence of mite pockets which distinguishes the species from the similar S. prionotus and S. caducus. 
References
  • 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
  • Prudente, A.L.C.; F. Magalhães; A. Menks; J.F.M. Sarmento. 2013. Checklist of Lizards of the Juruti, state of Pará, Brazil. Check List 9 (1):42-50 - get paper here
  • RIBEIRO-JÚNIOR, MARCO A. 2015. Catalogue of distribution of lizards (Reptilia: Squamata) from the Brazilian Amazonia. I. Dactyloidae, Hoplocercidae, Iguanidae, Leiosauridae, Polychrotidae, Tropiduridae. Zootaxa 3983 (1): 001–110
  • Silva, M.C. da, R.H. de Oliveira, D.H. Morais, R.A. Kawashita-Ribeiro, E.S. de Brito & R.W. Ávila 2015. Amphibians and reptiles of a Cerrado area in Primavera do Leste Municipality, Mato Grosso State, Central Brazil. Salamandra 51 (2): 187-194 - get paper here
  • Teixeira, Mauro; Ivan Prates, Carolina Nisa, Nathalia Suzan Camarão Silva-Martins, Christine Strüssmann, Miguel Trefaut Rodrigues 2015. Molecular data reveal spatial and temporal patterns of diversification and a cryptic new species of lowland Stenocercus Duméril & Bibron, 1837 (Squamata: Tropiduridae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 94: 410-423 (2016), doi:10.1016/j.ympev.2015.09.010 - get paper here
  • Torres-Carvajal, O. 2005. A new species of Stenocercus (Squamata, Iguania) from central-western Brazil with a key to Brazilian Stenocercus. Phyllomedusa 4 (2): 123-132 - get paper here
  • Vaz-Silva, W. et al. 2007. Herpetofauna, Espora Hydroelectric Power Plant, state of Goiás, Brazil. Check List 3 (4): 338-345 - get paper here
 
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