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








Genus
Uma

North American Fringe-toed Lizards

Fransenzehenleguane

Frynsetåleguaner

1858 Uma Baird (type species: Uma notata Baird 1858)
Contents: 8 species, of which 6 (75.0%) are endemic.
Endemism: 0% 100%
Distribution: Mexico (Baja California Norte, Chihuahua, Coahuila, Durango, Sonora), USA (Arizona, California, Nevada).

Uma cowlesi

Tecopa Bay Fringe-toed Lizard

Tecopa-Bay-Fransenzehenleguan

Tecopa Bay-frynsetåleguan

1941 Uma notata cowlesi Heifetz
Uma cowlesi Gottscho, Wood, Vandergast, Lemos-Espinal, Gatesy & Reeder 2017

Remarks: Previously regarded as a synonym of notata (e.g., Harvey 1977). Raised to species status by Gottscho, Wood, Vandergast, Lemos-Espinal, Gatesy & Reeder (2017). Not listed for Sonora by Lemos-Espinal, Smith & Rorabaugh (2019).
Distribution: Mexico (Sonora).


Uma exsul

Coahuila Fringe-toed Lizard, Exiled Fringe-toed Lizard, Fringe-toed Sand Lizard

Coahuila-Fransenzehenleguan

Coahuila-frynsetåleguan

1947 Uma exsul Schmidt & Bogert

Distribution: Mexico (Coahuila).


Uma inornata

Coachella Valley Fringe-toed Lizard

Coachella-Fransenzehenleguan

Coachella-frynsetåleguan

1895 Uma inornata Cope
Callisaurus inornatus Cope 1896
Uma notata inornata Schmidt 1953

Distribution: USA (California).


Uma notata

Colorado Desert Fringe-toed Lizard

Wüsten-Fransenzehenleguan

Ørken-frynsetåleguan

1858 Uma notata Baird
Callisaurus notatus Cope 1896

Remarks: Previously included cowlesi and rufopunctata.
Distribution: Mexico (Baja California Norte), USA (California).


Uma paraphygas

Chihuahua Fringe-toed Lizard

Chihuahua-Fransenzehenleguan

Chihuahua-frynsetåleguan

1960 Uma paraphygas Williams, Chrapliwy & Smith

Distribution: Mexico (Chihuahua, Coahuila, Durango).


Uma rufopunctata

Yuman Fringe-toed Lizard, Sonoran Fringe-toed Lizard

Rotfleckiger Fransenzehenleguan

Rødplettet Frynsetåleguan

1895 Uma rufopunctata Cope
Uma notata rufopunctata Schmidt 1953

Remarks: Taxonomic status uncertain. Revalidated as a separate species by Trépanier & Murphy (2001), who also stated that this taxon appears to contain two species. This subsequently led to the description of thurmanae. Gottscho, Wood, Vandergast, Lemos-Espinal, Gatesy & Reeder (2017) considered rufopunctata to be a hybrid population (notata X cowlesi), but retained it in their distribution map, as did Derycke, Gottscho, Mulcahy & Queiroz (2020).
Distribution: Mexico (Sonora), USA (Arizona).


Uma scoparia

Mojave Fringe-toed Lizard

Mojave-Fransenzehenleguan

Mojave-frynsetåleguan

1894 Uma scoparia Cope
Callisaurus scoparius Cope 1896
Uma notata scoparia Schmidt 1953

Distribution: USA (Arizona, California, Nevada).


Uma scoparia
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Uma thurmanae

Mohawk Dunes Fringe-toed Lizard

Mohawk-Fransenzehenleguan

Mohawk-frynsetåleguan

2020 Uma thurmanae Derycke, Gottscho, Mulcahy & Queiroz

Remarks: Previously regarded as a population of rufopunctata (e.g., Trépanier & Murphy 2001).
Distribution: USA (Arizona).