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Etheridge, Richard



SEOB-Emeritus-Ph.D., University of Michigan



rether@sunstroke.sdsu.edu


Interests and Research Activities:

Morphology, systematics and evolution of iguanian lizards, currently focused on the families Polychrotidae and Tropiduridae in austral South America.

Publications during the past 10 years:

1988 A phylogeny of Iguanidae (pp. 285-367). In Estes. R. D. and G. Pregill (eds.) Phylogenetic relationships of the lizard families, essays commemorating Charles L. Camp, , Stanford University Press, Stanford, Calif., xv+631 pp. [with K. de Queiroz].

1989 A phylogenetic analysis and taxonomy of iguanian lizards (Reptilia: Squamata). University of Kansas Museum of Natural History, Miscellaneous Publications. 81: 65 pp. [with D. Frost].

1991 A review of the South American lizard genera Urostrophus and Anisolepis (Squamata: Iguania: Polychridae). Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard, 152((5): 317-361 [with E. E. Williams]

1992 Laemanctus obtusirostris Wiegmann, 1834 and Laemanctus fitzingeri Wiegmann, 1834 (Reptilia, Squamata) proposed suppression under the plenary powers. Bulletino of Zoological Nomenclature., 49(3): 217-220.
[with E. E. Williams]

___. A new psammophilus lizard of the genus Liolaemus (Squamata: Tropiduridae) from northwestern Argentina. Bollettino del Museo Regionale di Scienze Naturali, Torino, 10(1): 1-19.

1993 Lizards of the Liolaemus darwinii complex (Squamata: Tropiduridae) in northern Argentina, Bollettino del Museo Regionale di Scienze Naturali, Torino, 11(1): 137-199.

___. A consideration of iguanian lizards and the objectives of systematics: a reply to Lazell. Herpetological Review, 23(2): 50-54. [ with D. Frost]

1995 Redescription of Ctenoblepharys adspersa Tschudi 1845, and the taxonomy of Liolaeminae (Reptilia: Squamata: Tropiduridae). American Museum of Natural History Novitates, 3142: 1-34.

1997.  New records and natural history notes for lizards from northwestern Argentina.  Herpetolgical Review 28(3): 160-162. (with R. Espinoza).

1998 Redescription and status of Liolaemus hatcheri Stejneger, 1909 (Reptilia: Squamata: Tropidruidae).  Cuadernos de Herpotologia 12(1): 31-36.

1998.  To bury in sand: phylogenetic relationships among lizard species of the boulengeri group, Liolaemus (Reptilia:Squamata:Tropiduridae), based on behavioral characters.  Herpetological Monographs 12: 1-37.  (with M. Halloy and G. Burghardt).



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