Xenosaurus rectocollaris

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Xenosaurus rectocollaris
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Family: Xenosauridae
Genus: Xenosaurus
Species: X. rectocollaris
Binomial name
Xenosaurus rectocollaris
Smith and Iverson, 1993
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Xenosaurus rectocollaris, sometimes known as the pallid knob-scaled lizard, is a species of viviparous lizard. It is endemic to Mexico where it is known from the Oaxaca and Puebla states.[1][2] It is a rare species occurring in rock crevices in pristine semi-arid areas.[1]


  1. ^ a b c Canseco-Márquez, L.; Flores-Villela, O. (2007). "Xenosaurus rectocollaris". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2007: e.T64374A12762437. Retrieved 15 March 2017. 
  2. ^ Xenosaurus rectocollaris at the Reptarium.cz Reptile Database. Accessed 15 March 2017.