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Holbrookia subcaudalis AXTELL, 1956

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Higher TaxaPhrynosomatidae, Phrynosomatinae, Callisaurini; Iguania, Sauria, Squamata (lizards)
Common NamesE: Southern Earless Lizard, Southern Spot-tailed Earless Lizard
S: Lagartija Sorda Meridional 
SynonymHolbrookia lacerata subcaudalis AXTELL 1956
Holbrookia lacerata subcaudalis — LINER et al. 1993
Holbrookia subcaudalis — LINER 1994
Holbrookia lacerata subcaudalis — LINER 2007
Holbrookia lacerata subcaudalis — COLLINS & TAGGART 2009
Holbrookia lacerata subcaudalis — ROELKE et al. 2018
Holbrookia subcaudalis — HIBBITTS et al. 2019 
DistributionMexico (Tamaulipas ?, N Nuevo Leon), USA (Texas)

Type locality: "In plowed field 4.8 miles east northeast (27° 36' N, 97° 45' W) of Bishop, Nueces County, Texas. Elevation 75 feet."  
TypesHolotype: TNHC 20,000, adult male (R. Axtell, pers. comm., 21 May 2014) 
CommentDistribution: Not in Coahuila fide Lazcano et al. 2019. 
  • Axtell, Ralph W. 1956. A solution to the long neglected Holbrookia lacerata problem, and the description of two new subspecies of Holbrookia. Bulletin of the Chicago Academy of Sciences 10 (11): 163-179
  • Collins, J.T. and T. W. Taggart 2009. Standard Common and Current Scientific Names for North American Amphibians, Turtles, Reptiles, and Crocodilians, Sixth Edition. Center for North American Herpetology, 48 pp.
  • HIBBITTS, TOBY J.; WADE A. RYBERG, JOHANNA A. HARVEY, GARY VOELKER, A. MICHELLE LAWING, CONNOR S. ADAMS, DALTON B. NEUHARTH, DREW E. DITTMER, C. MICHAEL DURAN, BRAD D. WOLAVER, JON PAUL PIERRE, BENJAMIN J. LABAY, TRAVIS J. LADUC 2019. Phylogenetic structure of Holbrookia lacerata (Cope 1880) (Squamata: Phrynosomatidae): one species or two? Zootaxa 4619 (1): - get paper here
  • Lemos-Espinal, J.A. & Smith, H.M. 2007. Amphibians and reptiles of the state of Coahuila, Mexico. Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, 550 pp.
  • Liner, Ernest A. 2007. A CHECKLIST OF THE AMPHIBIANS AND REPTILES OF MEXICO. Louisiana State University Occasional Papers of the Museum of Natural Science 80: 1-60 - get paper here
  • Liner, Ernest A.;Montanucci, Richard R.;González-Alonso, Arturo;Mendoza Quijano, Fernando 1993. An additional contribution to the herpetology of Northern Coahuila, Mexico. Bol. Soc. Herpetol. Mex. 5 (1): 9-11 - get paper here
  • Nevárez-de-los-Reyes, Manuel, David Lazcano, Elí García-Padilla, Vicente Mata-Silva, Jerry D. Johnson and Larry David Wilson. 2016. The Herpetofauna of Nuevo León, Mexico: Composition, Distribution, and Conservation. Mesoamerican Herpetology 3 (3): 558–638 - get paper here
  • Roelke, Corey E.; Jose A. Maldonado, Blake W. Pope, Thomas J. Firneno Jr, Travis J. Laduc, Toby J. Hibbitts, Wade A. Ryberg, Nathan D. Rains & Matthew K. Fujita 2018. Mitochondrial genetic variation within and between Holbrookia lacerata lacerata and Holbrookia lacerata subcaudalis, the spot-tailed earless lizards of Texas. Journal of Natural History 52: 1017-1027
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