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Aspidoscelis parvisocius (ZWEIFEL, 1960)

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Higher TaxaTeiidae, Teiinae, Gymnophthalmoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards)
Common NamesE: Mexican Pigmy Whiptail
S: Huico Pigmeo 
SynonymCnemidophorus parvisocius ZWEIFEL 1960
Cnemidophorus parvisocius — DUELLMAN & ZWEIFEL 1962
Cnemidophorus communis australis GADOW 1906: 352 (part.)
Cnemidophorus sexlineatus gularis BURT 1931: 117 (part.)
Cnemidophorus parvisocius — MASLIN & SECOY 1986
Cnemidophorus parvisocius — LINER 1994
Aspidoscelis parvisocia — REEDER et al. 2002
Aspidoscelis parvisocia — MATA-SILVA et al. 2015
Aspidoscelis parvisocius — PYRON & BURBRINK 2013 
DistributionMexico (Oaxaca), elevaion 580-1050 m

Type locality: Cuicatlan, Oaxaca, Mexico  
TypesHolotype: AMNH 65774 
  • Casas-Andreu, G., F.R. Méndez-De la Cruz and X. Aguilar-Miguel. 2004. Anfibios y Reptiles; pp. 375–390, in A.J.M. García-Mendoza, J. Ordoñez and M. Briones-Salas (ed.). Biodiversidad de Oaxaca. Instituto de Biología, UNAM-Fondo Oaxaqueño para la Conservación de la Naturaleza-World Wildlife Fund, México, D. F.
  • Duellman, W. E., & ZWEIFEL, R. G. 1962. A synopsis of the lizards of the sexlineatus group (genus Cnemidophorus). Bull. Amer. Mus. Nat. Hist. 123: 155-210. - get paper here
  • Maslin, T. & Secoy, D.M. 1986. A checklist of the lizard genus Cnemidophorus (Teiidae). Contr. Zool. Univ. Colorado Mus. 1: 1-60
  • Maslin, T. Paul; Walker, J. Martin 1973. Variation, distribution and behavior of the lizard, Cnemidophorus parvisocius Zweifel (Lacertilia: teiidae). Herpetologica 29 (2): 128-143 - get paper here
  • Mata-Silva, Vicente, Jerry D. Johnson, Larry David Wilson and Elí García-Padilla. 2015. The herpetofauna of Oaxaca, Mexico: composition, physiographic distribution, and conservation status. Mesoamerican Herpetology 2 (1): 6–62 - get paper here
  • Pyron, R. Alexander; Frank T. Burbrink 2013. Early origin of viviparity and multiple reversions to oviparity in squamate reptiles. Ecology Letters 17 (1): 13–21 (published online 2013, in print 2014), DOI: 10.1111/ele.12168 - get paper here
  • REEDER, T.W.; CHARLES J. COLE AND HERBERT C. DESSAUER 2002. Phylogenetic Relationships of Whiptail Lizards of the Genus Cnemidophorus (Squamata: Teiidae): A Test of Monophyly, Reevaluation of Karyotypic Evolution, and Review of Hybrid Origins. American Museum Novitates 3365: 1-64 - get paper here
  • Zweifel, Richard G. 1960. A new species of lizard (Genus Cnemidophorus) from Mexico. American Museum Novitates (1998): 1-8 - get paper here
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