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Dicrodon holmbergi SCHMIDT, 1957

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Higher TaxaTeiidae, Teiinae, Gymnophthalmoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards)
Common NamesE: Holmberg's Desert Tegu 
SynonymDicrodon holmbergi SCHMIDT 1957
Dicrodon holmbergi — LEHR et al. 2002
Dicrodon guttulatum holmbergi — HARVEY et al. 2012 

Type locality: Chao Valley, Libertad, Peru  
TypesHolotype: USNM 
Etymologynamed after the collector of the holotype, Dr. Allan R. Holmberg, who made ethnological investigations in Peru in 1947. 
  • Beolens, Bo; Michael Watkins, and Michael Grayson 2011. The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA - get paper here
  • Goldberg, Stephen R. 2008. Notes on Reproduction of Dicrodon guttulatum, D. heterolepis and D. holmbergi (Squamata: Teiidae) from Peru. Bull. Maryland Herp. Soc. 44 (3): 103 - get paper here
  • 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
  • Lehr, E. 2002. Amphibien und Reptilien in Peru. Natur und Tier-Verlag (Münster), 208 pp. - get paper here
  • Lehr, E.; Köhler, G. & Streit, B. 2002. Die Herpetofauna von Mittelperu entlang eines Transektes von der pazifischen Küste bis in die Hochanden (Amphibia et Reptilia). Faun. Abh. Mus. Tierk. Dresden 22 (2): 361-392
  • Schmidt,K.P. 1957. Notes on lizards of the genus Dicrodon. Fieldiana: Zoology 39 (9): 65-71 - get paper here
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