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Tropidurus erythrocephalus RODRIGUES, 1987

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Higher TaxaTropiduridae, Iguania, Sauria, Squamata (lizards)
Common NamesPortuguese: Calango 
SynonymTropidurus erythrocephalus RODRIGUES 1987
Tropidurus erythrocephalus — FROST et al. 2001 
DistributionBrazil (Bahia)

Type locality: Brasil: Bahia; Morro do Chapéu, Lat -11.5500, Long -41.1561  
TypesHolotype: MZUSP 56080, M.T. Rodrigues col.
Paratipos: MZUSP 
DiagnosisDiagnosis: RODRIGUES 1987: 169.
CommentHabitat: rocks 
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  • Frost, Darrel R., Miguel T. Rodrigues, Taran Grant, and Tom A. Titus 2001. Phylogenetics of the Lizard Genus Tropidurus (Squamata: Tropiduridae: Tropidurinae): Direct Optimization, Descriptive Efficiency, and Sensitivity Analysis of Congruence Between Molecular Data and Morphology. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 21 (3): 352–371 - get paper here
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  • Matos, Naiana Brito de; Milena Ferreira, Fernando de Jesus Silva, Miguel Trefaut Rodrigues, Elinaira Santos da Silva, and Caroline Garcia 2016. Taxonomy and Evolution of Tropidurus (Iguania, Tropiduridae) Based on Chromosomal and DNA Barcoding Analysis. Journal of Herpetology 50 (2): 316-326 - get paper here
  • Rodrigues M T 1987. Sistematica, ecologia e zoogeografia dos Tropidurus do grupo torquatus ao sul do Rio Amazonas (Sauria, Iguanidae). Arquivos de Zoologia 31(3) 1987: 105-230 - get paper here
  • Rodrigues, M.T. 2003. Herpetofauna da Caatinga. In: I.R. Leal, M. Tabarelli & J.M.C. Silva (eds.). Ecologia e conservação da Caatinga, pp. 181-236. Editora Universitária, Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, Recife, Brasil.
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