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Taxonomy of the family Phrynosomatidae
Bibliography of the genus Cophosaurus
Biodiversity of the family Phrynosomatidae








Genus
Cophosaurus

Greater Earless Lizard

Großer Taubleguan, Texanischer Taubleguan

Stor Døvleguan

1852 Cophosaurus Troschel (type species: Cophosaurus texanus Troschel 1852)
Contents: 1 species, which is not endemic.
Endemism: 0% 100%
Remarks: Previously regarded as a synonym of Holbrookia (e.g., Smith 1946; Smith & Darling 1952; Cox & Tanner 1977; Frost & Etheridge 1989).
Distribution: As for the single species.

Cophosaurus texanus

Greater Earless Lizard

Großer Taubleguan, Texanischer Taubleguan

Stor Døvleguan

1852 Cophosaurus texanus Troschel
Holbrookia texana Baird & Girard 1852
1852 Holbrookia affinis Baird & Girard (Schmidt 1953)
1951 Holbrookia texana reticulata Peters
1951 Holbrookia texana scitula Peters

Other common names:
reticulatus: Sonoran Greater Earless Lizard
scitulus: Southwestern Greater Earless Lizard, Chihuahuan Greater Earless Lizard
texanus: Texas Greater Earless Lizard
Distribution: Mexico (Chihuahua, Coahuila, Durango, Nuevo Leon, San Luis Potosi, Sonora, Tamaulipas, Zacatecas), USA (Arizona, New Mexico, Texas).