A New Species of Lepidophyma(Squamata: Xantusiidae) from the Pacific Lowlands ofGuerrero, Mexico.
We describe a new species of the genusLepidophymafrom the Pacific lowlands of Guerrero, southern Mexico. Previouslyreferred to asL. smithii, the new taxon is distinguished by a series of morphological characteristics, principally higher numbers of gulars,paravertebrals, and lateral tubercle rows. This new species increases the number of describedLepidophymato 20 species.
17. Palacios-Aguilar, Santos-Bibiano & Flores-Villela. 2018. Lepidophyma inagoi sp nov
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