A new Sceloporus species

S. aurantius

Human world, say hello to Sceloporus aurantius! Although this species has indubitably been around for hundreds of thousands to millions of years, it is new to science. Rob Bryson and I have just published a manuscript in the journal Zootaxa describing S. aurantius, a new lizard species in southern Mexico. You can see a preview of the paper here, but let me know if you’d like more information!

Pretty cool to describe a new species in a well-known genus!

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