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Tropidurus arenarius (TSCHUDI, 1845)

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Higher TaxaTropiduridae, Iguania, Sauria, Squamata (lizards)
Common Names 
SynonymSteironotus (Eulophus) arenarius TSCHUDI 1845: 154
Liocephalus rhodogaster BOULENGER 1901: 547
Liocephalus lineogularis WERNER 1901: 3
Ophryoessoides arenarius — ETHERIDGE 1966: 88
Ophryoessoides arenarius — PETERS et al. 1970: 213
Tropidurus arenarius — LEHR 2002: 203
Stenocercus arenarius — TORRES-CARVAJAL 2004
Tropidurus arenarius — TORRES-CARVAJAL 2005 (pers. comm.) 

Type locality: Huacho, north of Lima, Peru.  
TypesTypes: BMNH 1946.8.29.81-82 (and possibly additional specimens). 
  • Boulenger, George A. 1901. Further descriptions of new reptiles collected by Mr. P. O. Simons in Peru and Bolivia. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (7) 7 (42): 546-549 - get paper here
  • Etheridge, Richard E. 1966. The systematic relationships of West Indian and South American lizards referred to the iguanid genus Leiocephalus. Copeia 1966 (1): 79-91 - get paper here
  • Fritts, Thomas H. 1974. A multivariate evolutionary analysis of the Andean Iguanid lizards of the genus Stenocercus. San Diego Society of Natural History Memoir 7: 1-89
  • Lehr, E. 2002. Amphibien und Reptilien in Peru. Natur und Tier-Verlag (Münster), 208 pp. - get paper here
  • Torres-Carvajal, O. 2004. The abdominal skeleton of Tropidurid lizards (Squamata: Tropiduridae). Herpetologica 60 (1): 75-83 - get paper here
  • Tschudi,J. J. von 1845. Reptilium conspectum quae in republica Peruana reperiuntur er pleraque observata vel collecta sunt in itenere. Archiv für Naturgeschichte 11 (1): 150-170 [reprint 1968, SSAR; sometimes cited as being published in 1846]. - get paper here
  • Werner, FRANZ 1901. Reptilien und Batrachier aus Peru und Bolivien. Abhandl. Ber. Zool. Anthrop. Mus. Dresden, 9 (2): 1-14 [1900] - get paper here
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