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Stenocercus stigmosus CADLE, 1998

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Higher TaxaTropiduridae, Iguania, Sauria, Squamata (lizards)
Common Names 
SynonymStenocercus stigmosus CADLE 1998
Stenocercus stigmosus— TORRES-CARVAJAL et al. 2006 
DistributionPeru (Cajamarca)

Type locality: “[forest at] El Pargo, 8 km by road (Llama to Huambos) N of La Colmena, then 3-4 km NW by trail, 6° 28’ S, 79° 3’ W, 2950 m elevation, Cajamarca, Peru.  
TypesHolotype: MUSM (= MHNSM) 10243 
DiagnosisDiagnosis: TORRES-CARVAJAL 2007. 
CommentBelongs to the clades Scelotrema and Saccodeira (fide TORRES-CARVAJAL 2006). 
  • 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 - 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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