Grimser's collared lizard

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Grimser's collared lizard
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Suborder: Iguania
Family: Iguanidae
Genus: Crotaphytus
Species: C. grismeri
Binomial name
Crotaphytus grismeri
McGuire, 1994[1]

Grimser's collared lizard (Crotaphytus grismeri) is a species of lizard in the genus Crotaphytus. They have bright colours covering themselves as a type of camouflage.

Etymology[edit]

The specific name, grismeri, is in honor of American herpetologist Larry Lee Grismer.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Crotaphytus grismeri ". The Reptile Database. www.reptile-database.org.
  2. ^ Beolens B, Watkins M, Grayson M. 2011. The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press. xiii + 296 pp. ISBN 978-1-4214-0135-5. (Crotaphytus grismeri, pp. 108-109).

Further reading[edit]

McGuire JA. 1994. "A New Species of Collared Lizard (Iguania: Crotaphytidae) from Northeastern Baja California, México". Herpetologica 51 (4): 438-450 (Crotaphytus grismeri, new species).