Southwest Reptiles and Amphibians

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Yuman Desert Fringe-toed Lizard - Uma rufopunctata

Cope, 1895

Full Species Range Map Approximate range of Uma rufopunctata.

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Uma rufopunctata was shown to represent a hybrid population between Uma notata and Uma cowlesi.

The only photographs of the former species I have so far show lizards from the population in the Mohawk Dunes which was re-named the Mohawk Dunes Fringe-toed Lizard - Uma thurmanae.

Derycke et al, "a new cryptic species of fringe-toed lizards from southwestern Arizona with a revised taxonomy of the Uma notata species complex (Squamata: Phrynosomatidae) Zootaxa 4778 (1)

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