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Tropidurus montanus RODRIGUES, 1987

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Higher TaxaTropiduridae, Iguania, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common Names 
SynonymTropidurus montanus RODRIGUES 1987
Tropidurus montanus — FROST et al. 2001 
DistributionBrazil (Minas Gerais etc.)

Type locality: Brazil, Minas Gerais, Serra do Cipó, rodovia- MG2 km 127. Lat -19.2946, Long -43.5944  
Reproductionoviparous 
TypesHolotype: MZUSP 55544, male
Paratypes: MZUSP 
CommentHabitat: rocks 
EtymologyNamed after Latin “montanus”, meaning “pertaining to mountains. 
References
  • CARVALHO, ANDRÉ LUIZ GOMES DE 2013. On the distribution and conservation of the South American lizard genus Tropidurus Wied-Neuwied, 1825 (Squamata: Tropiduridae). Zootaxa 3640 (1): 042–056 - get paper here
  • Do Reis, Stefania Pereira Ventura, Pinheiro, Luan Tavares and Galdino, Conrado Aleksander Barbosa 2017. Tropidurus montanus Saurophagy Herpetological Review 48 (1): 202 - get paper here
  • Frost, Darrel R., Miguel T. Rodrigues, Taran Grant, and Tom A. Titus 2001. Phylogenetics of the Lizard Genus Tropidurus (Squamata: Tropiduridae: Tropidurinae): Direct Optimization, Descriptive Efficiency, and Sensitivity Analysis of Congruence Between Molecular Data and Morphology. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 21 (3): 352–371 - get paper here
  • Galdino, Conrado; Stefânia Ventura and Gladston Moreira. 2017. Unveiling a spatial tail breakage outbreak in a lizard population Amphibia-Reptilia - get paper here
  • HARVEY, Michael B. & RONALD L. GUTBERLET JR 2000. A phylogenetic analysis of the tropidurine lizards (Squamata: Tropiduridae), including new characters of squamation and epidermal microstructure. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 128: 189–233.
  • MACHADO, L. L. ; GALDINO, C. A. B. ; SOUSA, B. M. 2007. DEFENSIVE BEHAVIOR OF THE LIZARD TROPIDURUS MONTANUS (TROPIDURIDAE): EFFECTS OF SEX, BODY SIZE AND SOCIAL CONTEXT. South American J. Herp. 2: 136-140 - get paper here
  • Ribeiro, L.B.; Gomides, S.C.; Santos, A.O. & Sousa, B.M. 2007. THERMOREGULATORY BEHAVIOR OF THE SAXICOLOUS LIZARD, TROPIDURUS TORQUATUS (SQUAMATA, TROPIDURIDAE), IN A ROCKY OUTCROP IN MINAS GERAIS, BRAZIL. Herp. Cons. Biol. 3 (1): 63-70 - get paper here
  • Rodrigues M T 1987. Sistematica, ecologia e zoogeografia dos Tropidurus do grupo torquatus ao sul do Rio Amazonas (Sauria, Iguanidae). Arquivos de Zoologia 31(3) 1987: 105-230 - get paper here
  • Van Sluys, Monique, Henri Maximiliano A. Mendes, Vinícius B. Assis and Mara Cíntia Kiefer 2002. Reproduction of Tropidurus montanus Rodrigues, 1987 (Tropiduridae), a lizard from a seasonal habitat of South-Eastern Brazil, and a comparison with other Tropidurus species. The Herpetological Journal 12 (3):89-97
 
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