Aspidoscelis sexlineata (Linnaeus) – Six-lined Racerunner
Aspidoscelis sexlineatus (Linnaeus)  Six-lined Racerunner

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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
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     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: Of the three recognized subspecies (de Queiroz and Reeder 2008), only A. s. sexlineata (Eastern Six-lined Racerunner) occurs in Tennessee (Conant and Collins 1998). 

Distribution: Scattered populations are know from the mountains in the east to the Mississippi River in the west, but no records exist from upper East Tennessee, the northern Cumberland Plateau, many areas of the  Highland Rim and Central Basin, and most parts of extreme West Tennessee. 

Museum Records by Counties: BentonAPSU 13134, 13135, 13157; USNM 33084.  Blount–AMNH R-69101; GSMNP 3820, 3823, 10881; UMMZ 142908. Carroll–MTSU 22L; UTM 330.  Chester–APSU 12060; LSUMZ 52129; UMMZ 113407. Coffee–MTSU 18L.  Davidson–USNM 23911.  Decatur–KU 12806; UMMZ 72268. Dickson–APSU 2237.  Fayette–APSU 12932; UMMZ 53136-53141; USNM 99156.  Franklin–MTSU 14L.  Gibson–MTSU 13L, 35L.  Hamilton–MTSU 36L; USNM 85483.  Hardeman–APSU 12056, 12058, 16514-16519, 16521, 16522; LSUMZ 34788, 35501; UMMZ 97507, 183658, 183659, 183661, 183662.  Hardin–UMMZ 72269, 72270.  Henry–APSU 4457; LSUMZ 25159, 52203; UMMZ 53322, 53354, 53378-53383, 53388-53400, 53404, 53405, 149575.  Knox–UTKVZC 3451-3453.  Lawrence–APSU 19251.  Madison–UMMZ 72267.  McMinn–FLMNH 42858.  McNairy–APSU 12137.  Meigs–FLMNH 42854, 42857.  Monroe–FLMNH 42848-42853, 42855, 42856.  Montgomery–APSU 2014.  Perry–APSU 12057.  Polk–FLMNH 42859-42861; MTSU 12L; UTKVZC 6306. Putnam–TTU 868.  Roane–TTU 271.  Rutherford–CMNH 26153.  Sequatchie–USNM 87172.  Sevier–GSMNP 3824-3827; UTKVZC 3454.  Shelby–APSU 12049-12054, 12059, 12212-12214, 12621, 12738, 12928, 12931, 12933, 12934, 13117, 14471-14492, 14494-14534, 15625-15650, 15751-15795, 16021-16065, 16067-16100, 16213-16221, 16223-16343, 16345-16347, 16351-16356, 16360-16453, 16501-16511, 17127, 17142.  Stewart–APSU 610, 611, 4423, 4778, 5041.  Van Buren–TTU 744.  Wayne–USNM 103134-103137.  Wilson–MTSU 10L, NCSM 8983-8987; TTU 136, 518, 536, 540, 742, 743; UTKVZC 2323. 

Literature Sources by Counties: Anderson–Miller (2013a). Benton–Burt (1937), Parker (1948), Trauth (1980).  Blount–King (1939), Gentry (1956), Huheey and Stupka (1967), Tilley and Huheey (2001).  Chester–Endsley (1954).  Coffee–Miller et al. (2005). Davidson–Burt (1931), Burt (1937), Trauth (1980).   Decatur–Burt (1931), Burt (1937).   Dickson–Trauth (1980).  Fayette–Blanchard (1922), Burt (1931), Burt (1937), Trauth (1980).  Franklin–Miller et al. (2005).  Gibson–Parker (1948), Miller (1995a). Hamilton–Rhoads (1895), Burt (1931), Burt (1937), Trauth (1980), Miller (1996).  Hardeman–Parker (1948), Norton and Harvey (1975), Trauth (1980).  Henderson–Gentry (1956).  Henry–Blanchard (1922), Burt (1931), Burt (1937), Gentry (1956).   Lawrence–Gentry (1956).  McMinn–Trauth (1980).  McNairy–Trauth (1980).  Meigs–Trauth (1980).  Monroe–Gentry (1956), Trauth (1980).  Montgomery–Scott (1967), Scott and Snyder (1968).  Polk–Ash (1945), Trauth (1980).  Rhea–Dunn (1920), Burt (1931).  Roane—Yarrow (1882), Cope (1900), Burt (1931), Johnson (1964).  Rutherford–Niemiller et al. (2011).  Sequatchie–Burt (1937), Trauth (1980).  Sevier–King (1939), Huheey and Stupka (1967).  Shelby–Parker (1948), Trauth (1980), Johnson and Jacob (1984), Grassman and Hess (1992).  Stewart–Trauth (1980), Scott (1990), Rozelle (1999).  Warren–Gentry (1956).  White–Miller (2013a).  Wilson–Jordan et al. (1968), Jordan (1986), Niemiller et al. (2011). 

Questionable and/or Erroneous Records: None. 

Conservation Status: None.

Posted: 26 August 2008

Latest Revision: 9 January 2014


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