Integrated Taxonomic Information System - Report

Go to Print Version

Sauromalus obesus obesus  (Baird, 1859)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 208839

(Download Help) Sauromalus obesus obesus TSN 208839

 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Subspecies  
  Common Name(s): Western Chuckwalla [English]
  Valid Name: Sauromalus ater ater A. H. A. Duméril, 1856
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: invalid - junior synonym   
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

  Expert: Roy W. McDiarmid  
  Notes: U.S. Geological Survey, Biological Resources Division, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center   
  Reference for: Sauromalus obesus obesus    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Sauromalus obesus obesus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Collins, J. T.  
  Publication Date: 1990   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Standard Common and Current Scientific Names for North American Amphibians and Reptiles, Third Edition   
  Page(s): ii + 41   
  Publisher: Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles   
  Publication Place: St. Louis, Missouri, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-916984-21-4   
  Reference for: Sauromalus obesus obesus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Hollingsworth, B. D.  
  Publication Date: 1998   
  Article/Chapter Title: The Systematics of Chuckwallas (SAUROMALUS) with a Phylogenetic Analysis of Other Iguanid Lizards   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Herpetological Monographs, no. 12   
  Page(s): 38-191   
  Publisher: The Herpetologists' League   
  Publication Place:    
  Reference for: Sauromalus obesus obesus   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division:    






 Subordinate Taxa  Rank  Verified Standards Met  Verified Min Standards Met  Unverified Percent Standards Met

A gray graphic bar
Search on:  Any Name or TSN  Common Name  Scientific Name  TSN
In:  Kingdom    

Disclaimer: ITIS taxonomy is based on the latest scientific consensus available, and is provided as a general reference source for interested parties. However, it is not a legal authority for statutory or regulatory purposes. While every effort has been made to provide the most reliable and up-to-date information available, ultimate legal requirements with respect to species are contained in provisions of treaties to which the United States is a party, wildlife statutes, regulations, and any applicable notices that have been published in the Federal Register. For further information on U.S. legal requirements with respect to protected taxa, please contact the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

A gray bar