Holbrookia maculata

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Holbrookia maculataHolbrookia maculata_header_cell_0_0_0
Scientific classification HolbrookiaHolbrookia maculata_header_cell_0_1_0
Kingdom:Holbrookia maculata_cell_0_2_0 AnimaliaHolbrookia maculata_cell_0_2_1
Phylum:Holbrookia maculata_cell_0_3_0 ChordataHolbrookia maculata_cell_0_3_1
Class:Holbrookia maculata_cell_0_4_0 ReptiliaHolbrookia maculata_cell_0_4_1
Order:Holbrookia maculata_cell_0_5_0 SquamataHolbrookia maculata_cell_0_5_1
Suborder:Holbrookia maculata_cell_0_6_0 IguaniaHolbrookia maculata_cell_0_6_1
Family:Holbrookia maculata_cell_0_7_0 PhrynosomatidaeHolbrookia maculata_cell_0_7_1
Genus:Holbrookia maculata_cell_0_8_0 HolbrookiaHolbrookia maculata_cell_0_8_1
Species:Holbrookia maculata_cell_0_9_0 H. maculataHolbrookia maculata_cell_0_9_1
Binomial nameHolbrookia maculata_header_cell_0_10_0

Holbrookia maculata, commonly known as the lesser earless lizard, is a species of phrynosomatid lizard endemic to the southwestern and central United States and northern Mexico. Holbrookia maculata_sentence_0

Geographic range Holbrookia maculata_section_0

H. maculata is found in the states of Arizona, New Mexico, Texas, Utah, Colorado, Kansas, Oklahoma, Nebraska, South Dakota, and Wyoming, as well as in the Mexican states of Sonora, Chihuahua, Coahuila, Sinaloa, Durango, Zacatecas, San Luis Potosí, and Nuevo León. Holbrookia maculata_sentence_1

Subspecies Holbrookia maculata_section_1

The nine recognized subspecies of Holbrookia maculata, many of which in the past held full species status, are: Holbrookia maculata_sentence_2

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  • H. m. approximans Baird, 1858 – speckled earless lizardHolbrookia maculata_item_0_0
  • H. m. bunkeri H.M. Smith, 1935 – Bunker's earless lizardHolbrookia maculata_item_0_1
  • H. m. dickersonae K.P. Schmidt, 1921 – Dickerson's earless lizardHolbrookia maculata_item_0_2
  • H. m. elegans Bocourt, 1874 – Mexican earless lizardHolbrookia maculata_item_0_3
  • H. m. maculata Girard, 1851 – northern earless lizardHolbrookia maculata_item_0_4
  • H. m. perspicua Axtell, 1956 – eastern earless lizardHolbrookia maculata_item_0_5
  • H. m. pulchra K.P. Schmidt, 1921 – Huachuca earless lizardHolbrookia maculata_item_0_6
  • H. m. ruthveni H.M. Smith, 1943 – bleached earless lizard (an ecotonal subspecies from New Mexico's White Sands)Holbrookia maculata_item_0_7
  • H. m. thermophila Barbour, 1921 – western earless lizardHolbrookia maculata_item_0_8

Etymology Holbrookia maculata_section_2

The subspecific name, bunkeri, is in honor of American zoologist Charles Dean Bunker (1870–1948). Holbrookia maculata_sentence_3

The subspecific name, dickersonae, is in honor of American herpetologist Mary Cynthia Dickerson. Holbrookia maculata_sentence_4

The subspecific name, ruthveni, is in honor of American herpetologist Alexander Grant Ruthven. Holbrookia maculata_sentence_5


Credits to the contents of this page go to the authors of the corresponding Wikipedia page: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Holbrookia maculata.