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Alopoglossus buckleyi (O’SHAUGHNESSY, 1881)

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Higher TaxaAlopoglossidae, Sauria, Gymnophthalmoidea, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesBuckley's Teiid 
SynonymLeposoma buckleyi O’SHAUGHNESSY 1881: 233
Alopoglossus buckleyi - BOULENGER 1885: 385
Alopoglossus buckleyi — PETERS & DONOSO-BARROS 1970: 15
Alopoglossus buckleyi — KÖHLER et al. 2012 
DistributionBrazil (Amazonas, Acre), E Ecuador, Colombia (Amazonas), E Peru (Loreto), elevation 210–1830 m

Type locality: Canelos, Ecuador Map legend:
TDWG region - Region according to the TDWG standard, not a precise distribution map.

NOTE: TDWG regions are generated automatically from the text in the distribution field and not in every cases it works well. We are working on it.
 
Reproductionoviparous 
TypesHolotype: BMNH 1946.8.31.66 
CommentProbably also in Bolivia (fide LANGSTROTH 2005).

Distribution: see map in KÖHLER et al. 2012.

Diagnosis.—Scales on sides of neck very small and granular; gulars in oblique irregular rows; dorsals rhomboidal, strongly keeled and mucronate; scales on flanks smaller than dorsals and irregular; ventrals smooth, poste- rior margins round or obtusely pointed [KÖHLER et al. 2012]. 
EtymologyNamed after the collector of the types, Mr. Buckley. 
References
  • Avila-Pires,T.C.S. 1995. Lizards of Brazilian Amazonia (Reptilia: Squamata). Zoologische Verhandelingen 299: 1-706 - get paper here
  • Boulenger, G.A. 1885. Catalogue of the lizards in the British Museum (Natural History). Vol. 2, Second edition. London, xiii+497 pp. - get paper here
  • CATENAZZI, A., LEHR, E. & VON MAY, R. 2013. The amphibians and reptiles of Manu National Park and its buffer zone, Amazon basin and eastern slopes of the Andes, Peru. Biota Neotrop. 13(4): 269-283
  • Costa-Prudente, A.L.C.; F. Magalhães; A. Menks; J.F.M. Sarmento. 2013. Checklist of Lizards of the Juruti, state of Pará, Brazil. Check List 9 (1):42-50 - get paper here
  • Köhler, Gunther; Hans-Helmut Diethert, and Milan Veselý 2012. A Contribution To the Knowledge of the Lizard Genus Alopoglossus (Squamata: Gymnophthalmidae). Herpetological Monographs 26 (1): 173-188. - get paper here
  • Langstroth, R.P. 2005. Adiciones probables y confirmadas para la saurofauna boliviana. Kempffiana 1 (1): 101-128
  • O'shaughnessy,A.W.E. 1881. An account of the collection of lizards made by Mr. Buckley in Ecuador, and now in the British Museum, with descritions of the new species. Proc. Zool. Soc. London 1881: 227-245 - get paper here
  • RIBEIRO-JÚNIOR, MARCO A. & SILVANA AMARAL 2017. Catalogue of distribution of lizards (Reptilia: Squamata) from the Brazilian Amazonia. IV. Alopoglossidae, Gymnophthalmidae Zootaxa 4269 (2): 151-196
  • Ruibal, R. 1952. Revisionary notes of some South American Teiidae. Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. Harvard 106: 475-529 (477?)-529. - get paper here
 
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