Sceloporus undulatus (Bosc and Daudin) – Eastern Fence Lizard
Sceloporus undulatus (Bosc and Daudin) - Eastern Fence Lizard

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     Exact locality, based on specimen(s) or photographs examined
     Exact locality, based on literature record believed valid
     Approximate locality based on specimen(s) or photographs examined
     Approximate locality based on literature record believed valid
     County record only, based on specimens or photographs examined
     County record only, based on literature report believed valid
     Type locality
?      Questionable and/or problematic record

Taxonomy: No subspecies are currently recognized for Sceloporus undulatus (de Queiroz and Reeder 2012).

Distribution: The Eastern Fence Lizard is a common species found throughout Tennessee.

Museum Records by Counties: Anderson—UMMZ 94228; USNM 226554; UTKVZC 6204-6224.  Bedford—CMNH 26149-26151.   Benton—AMNH R-112590, R-112596; APSU 3007, 12191, 13801-13803, 13809, 13810, 16471; MSU 965; UMMZ 53132, 53133, 53135; USNM 44933.  Bledsoe—FLMNH 53770; UTKVZC 83, 84, 140, 141, 146-150.   Blount—AMNH R-69095; FLMNH 53756, 53757, 119722; GSMNP 3872, 3873; UIMNH 12355-12357, 62256, 62257; UMMZ 82782, 86743, 142280-142287, 142319, 142320, 142950; USNM 85487.  Campbell—FLMNH 53765; UTKVZC 1197.  Carroll—APSU 12160, 12172, 12182, 12183, 12187; LSUMZ 52131.   Cheatham—APSU 1655, 3556-3558, 3581, 4420, 19294; MTSU 48L, 49L.  Chester—APSU 12186.  Claiborne—USNM 86796-86800, 88118-88130.  Cocke—USNM 103110.  Coffee—CMNH 26148; MTSU 15L, 41L. Crockett—APSU 19317, 19376.  Cumberland—UMMZ 56360-56363; USNM 103124; UTKVZC 95, 96.  Davidson—USNM 23912, 23913.  Decatur—AMNH R-112591-R-112594; KU 11009-11013, 11793-11797; UMMZ 72273.   DeKalb—SIU Uncataloged (4 specimens); TTU 263, 409, 821.  Dickson—APSU 2675, 2725, 4411.  Dyer—USNM 28411.  Fayette—APSU 16473, 17106, 17121.  Fentress—LSUMZ 35503.  Franklin—AMNH R-112589; MCZ 60866; USNM 58519.  Gibson—APSU 12198, 12199, 13800, 13804; MTSU 27L.  Giles—AMNH R-101346, R-101347, R-109250.  Greene—UMMZ 99405, 103599.   Grundy—UTKVZC 51.  Hamilton—FLMNH 74988; USNM 12703.  Hardeman—APSU 12189, 12960-12965; LSUMZ 34783, 35502; UMMZ 79209, 177729-177739, 177746-177763, 183632-183638.   Hardin—APSU 12155, 12162, 12175, 12177, 12181, 12188, 12192-12195, 12583, 12823, 16474, 17111; UMMZ 72274.  Hawkins—UTKVZC 6982-6984.  Henry—MSU 1151; UMMZ 53323, 53328-53331, 53333-53353.  Hickman—APSU 19223.  Houston—APSU 2835, 2967, 4407, 17511.   Humphreys—APSU 3120; USNM 48197.  Jackson—TTU 867.  Knox—CMNH 22484, 22485; FLMNH 53771; USNM 4219, 131672; UTKVZC 2077-2085, 3447, 3449, 3450.  Lawrence—APSU 19249.  Lewis—APSU 19339.  Macon—APSU 19382.  Madison—UMMZ 53134, 72272.   Marshall—APSU 19224.  Maury—APSU 3573; USNM 62366.   McMinn—FLMNH 53792.   McNairy—APSU 12152, 12153.  Meigs—FLMNH 53772, 53773.   Monroe—FLMNH 53758-53764, 53775-53783, 53786, 53789, 53791, 53794-53796; TTU 192; UTKVZC 2215.   Montgomery—APSU 2005, 2027, 2031-2033, 2996, 3006, 3098, 3914-3918, 4427, 5143, 5144, 5632; UMMZ 77415.  Morgan—LSUMZ 52130.  Obion—APSU 3181; KU 88334, 88335; UIMNH 15774.  Overton—LSUMZ 34938.  Perry—APSU 2971, 12176, 12196, 17120, 17149; UTKVZC 6731.  Pickett—FLMNH 53793; LSUMZ 34939.  Polk—FLMNH 53755, 53774, 53787, 53788; UMMZ 59213; USNM 188111, 188113, 466812; UTKVZC 6281, 6282, 6285, 6286, 6303-6305, 6384.  Putnam—TTU 148, 730, 745, 746, 795, 899.   Rhea—FLMNH 53784; MCZ 12826.  Roane—FLMNH 53790; UMMZ 56354-56359.   Rutherford—AMNH R-112595; CMNH 26145-26147.  Scott—APSU 6176; FLMNH 53766-53769.  Sequatchie—UTKVZC 6526-6529.  Sevier—AMNH R-69105, R-69106, R-115562; GSMNP 3865, 3866, 3869, 3870, 3880-3884; MCZ 38208; UIMNH 12352-12354; UMMZ 86502, 142268, 142269, 142279, 142318; USNM 120118-120120, 123337, 123338; UTKVZC 3441-3446, 3448.  Shelby—APSU 12146, 12158, 12161, 12170, 12171, 12178, 12179, 12184, 12185, 12197, 12201, 12585, 12614, 12639, 12736, 12817, 12822, 13805-13808, 13812, 13813, 16472, 16944, 17118, 17166, 17378; USNM 6453.  Smith—APSU 19388.  Stewart—APSU 102, 141, 147, 163, 276, 310, 311, 387, 516, 569, 573, 577, 594, 625, 961, 981, 2965, 2986, 4419, 4956, 5007-5010, 5369, 5790, 5793, 5801-5805, 5947, 5989, 18079, 18118, 18123; UL 2682, 2683.  Sullivan—AMNH R-7446-R-7449; UMMZ 76440.   Sumner—USNM 4213.  Union—USNM 8816, 8825, 8857; UTKVZC 6225-6229.  Van Buren—FLMNH 53785.   Warren—INHS 10174.  Wayne—USNM 103131-103133.   White—UTKVZC 6517.  Williamson—APSU 19237.  Wilson—APSU 2724; CMNH 26144; NCSM 8377-8389; TTU 144, 145, 406, 535, 541; UTKVZC 695-698, 2321, 2322.

Literature Sources by Counties: Anderson—Johnson (1964).  Benton—Blanchard (1922), Burt (1937), Parker (1948), Jacob (1981).  Blount—Necker (1934), Burt (1937).  Cheatham—Hopkins (2013).  Chester—Endsley (1954), Stanley and Butterfield (2009).  Claiborne—Burt (1937).  Coffee—Miller et al. (2005), Neimiller (2005).  Cumberland—Garton and Dimmick (1969).  Davidson—Burt (1937).  DeKalb—Harris (1967), McCormick and Langkilde (2014).  Dyer—Blanchard (1922), Burt (1937).  Fentress—Rhoads (1895), Burt (1937), Gentry (1941), Shoup et al. (1941).  Gibson—Parker (1948).   Grundy—Cantrell et al. (2013).  Hamilton—Rhoads (1895), Burt (1937), Miller (1996).  Hardeman—Parker (1948), Norton (1971), Norton and Harvey (1975).  Hardin—Jacob (1981).  Hawkins—Alsop (1975).  Haywood—Stanley (2005).   Henderson—Powers and Niemiller (2013a).  Henry—Blanchard (1922), Burt (1937).   Hickman—Foster et al. (2013).  Humphreys—Burt (1937).  Knox—Yarrow (1882), Rhoads (1895), Cope (1900),  Burt (1937).  Lawrence—Foster et al. (2013).  Lewis—Foster et al. (2013).  Macon—Foster et al. (2013).  Madison—Blanchard (1922), Burt (1937), Smith (1938). Marion—Powers and Niemiller (2013a).   Marshall—Foster et al. (2013).  Maury—Burt (1937).  McNairy—Norton (1971).  Monroe—Leache and Reeder (2002).  Montgomery—Scott (1967, 1991), Scott and Snyder (1968), Zirkle (1993).  Obion—Rhoads (1895), Burt (1937), Parker (1937a, 1948).  Overton—Gentry (1941), Shoup et al. (1941), DeLotelle (1976), McCormick and Langkilde (2014).  Pickett—Gentry (1941).  Polk—Ash (1945).  Rhea—Dunn (1920) Roane—Rhoads (1895), Cope (1900), Burt (1937), Krumholz (1954), Johnson (1964).  Rutherford—Klukowski (2004), Spiess (2004), Phillips (2006), Niemiller et al. (2011).   Scott—Shoup and Peyton (1940), Gentry (1941).  Sevier—Bishop (1928), Necker (1934), Burt (1937), Smith (1938), King (1939), Huheey and Stupka (1967).  Shelby—Yarrow (1882), Rhoads (1895), Cope (1900), Burt (1937), Parker (1948), Hassell (1961).  Stewart—Scott (1989, 1992a, 1992b), Zirkle (1993), Rozelle (1999), Davenport (2005), Davenport and Scott (2009).  Smith—Foster et al. (2013).  Sullivan—Smith (1938).    Sumner—Yarrow (1882), Cope (1900), Burt (1937).  Unicoi—Powers and Niemiller (2013a).  Union—Yarrow (1882), Cope (1900), Burt (1937).  Williamson—Foster et al. (2013).  Wilson—Jordan et al. (1968), Jordan (1986), Phillips (2006), Niemiller et al. (2011).

Questionable and/or Erroneous Records:  None.

Conservation Status:  None.

Posted: 1 February 2011

Latest Revision: 28 July 2014


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