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A New Species of Xenosaurus (Squamata: Xenosauridae) from the Sierra de Juárez of Oaxaca, Mexico

We describe a new species of Knob-scaled Lizards of the genus Xenosaurus from the Sierra de Juárez  of Oaxaca, Mexico. Although ´ this new species was identified as a distinct, undescribed lineage (and sister taxon to X. grandis) by previous molecular phylogenetic studies of the genus, we documented that it also differs from all of its congeners by a unique combination of scalation and color-pattern characters. Leer más.

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