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Alopoglossus bilineatus (BOULENGER, 1890)

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Higher TaxaAlopoglossidae, Sauria, Gymnophthalmoidea, Squamata (lizards)
Common Names 
SynonymPtychoglossus bilineatus BOULENGER 1890: 84
Ptychoglossus bilineatus — HARRIS 1994
Ptychoglossus bilineatus — PELOSO & AVILA-PIRES 2010
Alopoglossus bilineatus — HERNÁNDEZ-MORALES et al. 2020 
DistributionEcuador, Colombia (HR 41: 514)

Type locality: Ecuador.  
TypesHolotype: BMNH 1946.8.2.38 
CommentPtychoglossus bilineatus has been synonymzed with Leposoma picticeps in PETERS et al. 1970; the latter in turn has been synonymized with Arthrosaura reticulata by HARRIS (1994).

Type Species: Ptychoglossus bilineatus is the type species of the genus Ptychoglossus BOULENGER 1890. 
  • Boulenger, G. A. 1890. First report on additions to the lizard collection in the British Museum (Natural History). Proc. Zool. Soc. London 1890: 77—86 - get paper here
  • Cope, E.D. 1886. Catalogue of the species of batrachians and reptiles contained in a collection made at Pebas, Upper Amazon, by John Hauxwell. Proc. Amer. Philos. Soc. 23: 94-103 [1885] - get paper here
  • Harris,D.M. 1994. Review of the teiid lizard genus Ptychoglossus. Herpetological Monographs 8: 226-275 - get paper here
  • Hernández-Morales, C., Sturaro, M.J., Nunes, P.M.S., Lotzkat, S. and Peloso, P.L. 2020. A species‐level total evidence phylogeny of the microteiid lizard family Alopoglossidae (Squamata: Gymnophthalmoidea). Cladistics - get paper here
  • Lehr, E. 2002. Amphibien und Reptilien in Peru. Natur und Tier-Verlag (Münster), 208 pp. - get paper here
  • Peloso, Pedro L. V. and Teresa C. S. Avila-Pires 2010. Morphological Variation in Ptychoglossus brevifrontalis Boulenger, 1912 and the Status of Ptychoglossus nicefori (Loveridge, 1929) (Squamata, Gymnophthalmidae. Herpetologica 66 (3): 357-372 - get paper here
  • Peters, James A. & Donoso-Barros, Roberto 1970. Catalogue of the Neotropical Squamata: Part II. Lizards and Amphisbaenians. Bull. US Natl. Mus. 297: 293 pp. - get paper here
  • Torres-Carvajal O, Pazmiño-Otamendi G, Salazar-Valenzuela D. 2019. Reptiles of Ecuador: a resource-rich portal, with a dynamic checklist and photographic guides. Amphibian & Reptile Conservation 13 (1): [General Section]: 209–229 (e178) - get paper here
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