Sceloporus occidentalis bocourtii

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Coast Range fence lizard
Coast Range Fence Lizard (Sceloporus occidentalis bocourtii).jpg
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Suborder: Iguania
Family: Iguanidae
Subfamily: Phrynosomatinae
Genus: Sceloporus
Species: S. occidentalis
Subspecies: S. o. bocourtii
Trinomial name
Sceloporus occidentalis bocourtii
Boulenger, 1885

Sceloporus occidentalis bocourtii is a subspecies of the Western fence lizard. This taxon, S.o. bocourtii, is found in the state of California, from Sonoma County south to Santa Barbara County.[1] This subspecies is in the family Phrynosomatidae, North American spiny lizards[2] An alternative name for this subspecies is Coast Range fence lizard. The subspecific name, bocourtii, is in honor of French herpetologist Marie Firmin Bocourt.[3]

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  1. ^ C.M. Hogan, 2008
  2. ^ ITIS, 1996
  3. ^ Beltz, Ellin. 2006. Scientific and Common Names of the Reptiles and Amphibians of North America - Explained.