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  • Axtell, Ralph W. 1966. Geographic distribution of the unisexual whiptail Cnemidophorus neomexicanus (Sauria: Teiidae)-present and past. Herpetologica 22 (4): 241-253.
  • Banks, R. C., R. W. McDiarmid, A. L. Gardner, and W. C. Starnes. 2004. Checklist of Vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada, draft (2004)
  • Banks, R. C., R. W. McDiarmid, and A. L. Gardner. 1987. Checklist of Vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada. Resource Publication, no. 166. 79
  • Bateman, Heather L.; Howard L. Snell, Alice Chung-MacCoubrey, and Deborah M. Finch. 2010. Growth, Activity, and Survivorship from Three Sympatric Parthenogenic Whiptails (Family Teiidae). Journal of Herpetology 44 (2): 301–306.
  • Behler, J. L. 1991. The Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Reptiles & Amphibians. New York, USA.
  • Burt, Charles E. 1935. Further records of the ecology and distribution of amphibians and reptiles in the middle west. American Midland Naturalist 16 (3): 311-336.
  • Christiansen, J. L. 1971. Reproduction fo Cnemidophorus inornatus and Cnemidophorus neomexicanus (Sauria,Teiidae) in Northern New Mexico. Amer. Mus. Novit. 2442: 1-48.
  • Christiansen, James L. 1971. Reproduction of Cnemidophorus inornatus and Cnemidophorus neomexicanus (Sauria, Teiidae) in northern New Mexico. American Museum novitates (2442): 1-48.
  • Cole, C. J., Dessauer, H. C. y Barrowclough, G. F. 1988. Hybrid Origin of a Unisexual Species of Whiptail Lizard, Cnemidophorus neomexicanus, in Western North America:New Evidence and a Review. Amer. Mus. Novit. 2905: 1-38.
  • Cole, Charles J.;Dessauer, Herbert C.;Barrowclough, Geroge F. 1988. Hybrid origin of a unisexual species of whiptail lizard, Cnemidophorus neomexicanus, in western North America: New evidence and a review. American Museum Novitates (2905): 1-38.
  • Collins, J.T. and  T. W. Taggart . 2009. Standard Common and Current Scientific Names for North American Amphibians, Turtles, Reptiles, and Crocodilians, Sixth Edition. Center for North American Herpetology, 48 pp.
  • Conant,R. & Collins,J.T. 1991. A Field Guide to Reptiles and Amphibians of Eastern/Central North America, 3rd ed. Houghton Mifflin (Boston/New York), xx + 450 p.
  • Cordes, J. E., Walker, J. M. y Abuhteba, R. M. 1990. Genetic Homogeneity in Geographically Remote Populations of Parthenogenetic Cnemidophorus neomexicanus (Sauria:Teiidae). Texas J. Sci. 42 (3) : 24-31.
  • Cuellar, O. 1977. Genetic Homogeneity and Speciation in the Parthenogenetic Lizards Cnemidophorus velox and C. neomexicanus: Evidence From Intraspecific Histocompatibility. Evolution. .
  • Degenhardt, W. G., Painter, Ch. W. y Price, A. H. 1996. Amphibians and Reptiles of New Mexico. University of New Mexico Press. Albuquerque.
  • Degenhardt, William G.; C. W. Painter, and A. H. Price. 1996. Amphibians and reptiles of New Mexico. Univ. New Mexico Press.
  • Densmore, L. D., Wright, J. W. y Brown, W. M. 1989. Mitochondrial DNA Analyses and the Origin and Relative Age of Parthenogenetic Lizards (genus Cnemidophorus). II C. neomexicanus and C. tesselatus Complex. Evolution. 43: 943-957.
  • Flores-Villela, O. 1993. Herpetofauna Mexicana. Lista anotada de las especies de anfibios y reptiles de México, cambios taxonómicos recientes y nuevas especies. Carnegie Museum of Natural History, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Pennsylvania, USA.
  • Flores-Villela, Oscar / McCoy, C. J., ed. 1993. Herpetofauna Mexicana: Lista anotada de las especies de anfibios y reptiles de México, cambios taxonómicos recientes, y nuevas especies. Carnegie Museum of Natural History Special Publication, no. 17. iv + 73
  • García, E. 1973. Modificaciones al Sistema de Clasificación Climática de Köppen. UNAM. Instituto de Geografía. México, D. F.
  • ICZN. 1999. OPINION 1929. Cnemidophorus neomexicanus Lowe & Zweifel, 1952 (Reptilia, Squamata) : specific name conserved. Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature 56 (2).
  • Lowe, Ch. H. y Zweifel, R. G. 1952. A New Species of Whiptailed Lizard (genus Cnemidophorus) From New Mexico. Bull. Chicago Acad. Sci. 9: 229-247.
  • Lowe, Charles H. Zweifel, Richard G. 1952. A new species of Whiptail lizard (Genus Cnemidophorus) from New Mexico. Bulletin of the Chicago Academy of Sciences 9 (13): 229-247
  • Lowe, Charles H. Zweifel, Richard G. 1952. A new species of Whiptail lizard (Genus Cnemidophorus) from New Mexico. Bulletin of the Chicago Academy of Sciences 9 (13): 229-247.
  • Maslin, T. P. y Secoy, D. M. 1986. A Checklist of the Lizard Genus Cnemidophorus (Teiidae). Contributions in Zoology University of Colorado Museum. (1) : 1-60.
  • Maslin, T. Paul. 1971. Conclusive evidence of parthenogenesis in three species of Cnemidophorus (Teiidae). Copeia 1971 (1): 156-158.
  • Maslin, T. Paul;Beidleman, Richard G.;Lowe, Charles H., Jr. 1958. The status of the lizard Cnemidophorus perplexus Baird and Girard (Teiidae). Proc. US Natl. Mus. 108 (3406): 331-345.
  • Medica, P. A. 1967. Foods Habits, Habitat Preference, Reproduction, and Diurnal Activity in Four Sympatric Species of Whiptail Lizards (Cnemidophorus) in South Central New Mexico. Bull. So. California Acad. Sci. 66 (4) : 251-276.
  • Paratype: Lowe, C. H. & Zweifel, R. G. 1952. Bulletin of the Chicago Academy of Sciences. 9 (13): 230.
  • Parker, E. D. y Selander, A. K. 1984. Low Clonal Diversity in the Parthenogenetic Lizard Cnemidophorus neomexicanus (Sauria: Teiidae). Herpetologica. : 245-252.
  • Persons T. & Wright, J.W. 1999. Discovery of Cnemidophorus neomexicanus in Arizona. Herpetological Review 30 (4): 207-209.
  • REEDER,T.W.; CHARLES J. COLE AND HERBERT C. DESSAUER. 2002. Phylogenetic Relationships of Whiptail Lizards of the Genus Cnemidophorus (Squamata: Teiidae): A Test of Monophyly, Reevaluation of Karyotypic Evolution, and Review of Hybrid Origins. American Museum Novitates 3365: 1-64.
  • Rzedowski, J. 1994. Vegetación de México. LIMUSA. México.
  • Smith H M. Taylor H L. Walker J M. Axtell R W. Beaupre S J. Chiszar-D. Cordes J E. Lemos-Espinal J A. Price A H. Van Breukelen F. Zweifel R G. 1997. Cnemidophorus neomexicanus Lowe and Zweifel, 1952 (Reptilia, Squamata): Proposed conservation of the specific name. Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature 54, (3):167-171.
  • Stebbins, R. C. 1985. A Field Guide to Western Reptiles and Amphibians. Houghton Mifflin Company. Boston, USA.
  • Stebbins,R.C. 1985. A Field Guide to Western Reptiles and Amphibians, 2nd ed. Houghton Mifflin, Boston.
  • Taylor H L. Walker J M. 1996. Cnemidophorus neomexicanus-Cnemidophorus perplexus nomenclatural problem (Sauria: Teiidae) and its resolution. Copeia 1996 (4): 945-954.
  • Taylor, Edward Harrison. 1938. Notes on the herpetological fauna of the Mexican state of Sonora. Univ. Kansas Sci. Bull. 24 (19): 475-503 [1936].
  • Uetz P. (2013). TIGR Reptile Database (version Oct 2007). In: Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life, 11th March 2013 (Roskov Y., Kunze T., Paglinawan L., Orrell T., Nicolson D., Culham A., Bailly N., Kirk P., Bourgoin T., Baillargeon G., Hernandez F., De Wever A., eds). Digital resource at Species 2000: Reading, UK.
  • Walker, J. M.;Cordes, J. E.;Abuhteba, R. M. 1990. Hybridization between all-female Cnemidophorus neomexicanus and gonochoristic C. sexlineatus (Sauria: Teiidae). American Midland Naturalist 123 (2): 404-408.
  • Wright, J. W. 1993. Evolution of Cnemidophorus En: John W. Wrigth y Laurie J. Vitt (eds.) Biology of Whiptail Lizards (Genus Cnemidophorus) Oklahoma Museum of Natural History and the University of Oklahoma. Oklahoma, USA.
  • Wright, John W. 1971. Cnemidophorus neomexicanus. Catalogue of American Amphibians and Reptiles (109): 1-3.
  • Wright, John W.;Degenhardt, William G. 1962. The type locality of Cnemidophorus perplexus. Copeia 1962 (1): 210-211.
  • Wright, John W.;Lowe, Charles H. 1967. Hybridization in nature between parthenogenetic and bisexual species of whiltail lizards (genus Cnemidophorus). American Museum Novitates (2286): 36.


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