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Stenocercus haenschi (Werner, 1901)

Haensch's whorltail iguana

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Liocephalus haenschi Werner, 1901; Ophryoessoides haenschi (Werner, 1901)

 

Conservation Status

Last record: 1901

Since rediscovered

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered (Possibly Extinct)

 

Distribution

Balzapamba, Provincia Bolivar, Ecuador

 

Biology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Werner, F. (1901). Ueber Reptilien und Batrachier aus Ecuador und Neu-Guinea. Verh. Zool.-bot. Ges. Wien 51: 593-614.

 

Other references:

Burt, C. E. and Burt, M. D. (1933). A preliminary check list of the lizards of South America. Trans. Acad. Sci. St. Louis 28: 1-104.

Cisneros-Heredia, D.F. 2017. Stenocercus haenschi. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2017: e.T178690A54447325. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2017-2.RLTS.T178690A54447325.en. Downloaded on 18 October 2017.

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.

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.

Torres-Carvajal, Omar. (2000). Ecuadorian lizards of the genus Stenocercus (Squamata: Tropiduridae). Scientific papers of the Natural History Museum, University of Kansas 15: 1-38.

https://reptile-database.reptarium.cz/species?genus=Stenocercus&species=haenschi

https://extinctanimals.proboards.com/thread/16880/stenocercus-haenschi-haenschs-whorltail-iguana

 

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