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Cnemidophorus pseudolemniscatus COLE & DESSAUER, 1993

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Higher TaxaTeiidae, Teiinae, Gymnophthalmoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards)
Common NamesE: Colee's Racerunner 
SynonymCnemidophorus pseudolemniscatus COLE & DESSAUER 1993
Cnemidophorus pseudolemniscatus — HARVEY et al. 2012 
DistributionSuriname, French Guiana

Type locality: Surinam: Marowijne: Albina, on the Marowijne River  
ReproductionParthenogenetic species. See also C. lemniscatus. ‘‘Cnemidophorus’’ pseudolemniscatus is a triploid clonal parthenogen of hybrid origin, which is hypothesized to have been ‘‘C.’’ cryptus x ‘‘C.’’ lemniscatus (Dessauer and Cole, 1989; Cole and Dessauer, 1993). 
TypesHolotype: AMNH 133304, female 
CommentGroup: member of the lemniscatus group, see C. lemniscatus for details. 
  • Cole C J; Dessauer H C 1993. Unisexual and bisexual whiptail lizards of the Cnemidophorus lemniscatus complex (Squamata: Teiidae) of the Guiana Region, South America, with descriptions of new species. American Museum Novitates 3081: 1-30 - get paper here
  • Dessauer, H. C., and C. J. Cole 1989. Diversity between and within nominal forms of unisexual teiid lizards. In R.M. Dawley and J.P. Bogart (editors), Evolution and ecology of unisexual vertebrates. New York State Museum Bulletin 466: 49–71.
  • HARVEY, MICHAEL B.; GABRIEL N. UGUETO & RONALD L. GUTBERLET, Jr. 2012. Review of Teiid Morphology with a Revised Taxonomy and Phylogeny of the Teiidae (Lepidosauria: Squamata). Zootaxa 3459: 1–156 - 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
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