Phrynosoma hernandesi

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Phrynosoma hernandesi


Taxonavigation: Pleurodonta 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Cladus: Reptiliomorpha
Cladus: Amniota
Classis: Reptilia
Cladus: Eureptilia
Cladus: Romeriida
Subclassis: Diapsida
Cladus: Sauria
Infraclassis: Lepidosauromorpha
Superordo: Lepidosauria
Ordo: Squamata
Cladus: Unidentata Episquamata Toxicofera
Subordo: Iguania
Infraordo: Pleurodonta

Familia: Phrynosomatidae
Subfamilia: Phrynosomatinae
Genus: Phrynosoma
Species: Phrynosoma hernandesi
Subspecies (2): P. h. hernandesi – P. h. ornatum


  • Phrynosoma hernandesi Girard, 1858: 395

Lectotype: USNM 197, collected by John H. Clark. [designated by Reeve (1952: 923)]

Type locality: “New Mexico and Sonora”, restricted to “Fort Huachuca, Cochise County, Arizona” by Montanucci (2015: 53).

Paralectotype (1): USNM 198, same data as lectotype. [designated by Reeve (1952: 923)]


  • Phrynosoma (Tapaya) hernandesi Girard, 1858: 395 [original combination]
  • Phrynosoma douglassii hernandesiCope, 1900: 413 [subsequent combination]


Primary references[edit]

  • Girard, C.F. 1858. United States Exploring Expedition during the Years 1838, 1839, 1840, 1841, 1842, Under the command of Charles Wilkes, U.S.N. Volume 20. Herpetology. C. Sherman & Son: Philadelphia. xv + 492 pp.

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Vernacular names[edit]

English: Mountain Short-horned Lizard
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