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Alopoglossus lehmanni AYALA & HARRIS, 1984

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Higher TaxaAlopoglossidae, Sauria, Gymnophthalmoidea, Squamata (lizards) 
Common Names 
SynonymAlopoglossus lehmanni AYALA & HARRIS 1984
Alopoglossus lehmanni — KÖHLER et al. 2012 
DistributionW Colombia (Valle del Cauca)

Type locality: Colombia, Valle del Cauca, road from Buenaventura to San Isidro, km 22, elevation 30 m. Map legend:
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TypesHolotype: FMNH 165199, a male 
CommentDistribution: see map in KÖHLER et al. 2012.

Diagnosis. Scales on sides of neck large, nearly conical; gulars in transverse irregular rows; dorsals hexagonal with parallel lateral edges, in transverse rows; scales on flanks smaller than dorsals and irregular; ventrals keeled and hexagonal [KÖHLER et al. 2012] 
  • Ayala S C; Harris D M 1984. A new microteiid lizard (Alopoglossus) from the Pacific rainforest of Columbia. Herpetologica 40 (2): 154-158 - get paper here
  • Castro-Herrera, F. & Vargas-Salinas, F. 2008. Anfibios y reptiles en el departamento del Valle del Cauca, Colombia. Biota Colombiana 9 (2): 251 - 277 - 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
  • Valencia-Zuleta A, Jaramillo-Martínez AF, Echeverry-Bocanegra A, Viáfara-Vega R, Hernández-Córdoba O, Cardona-Botero VE, Gutiérrez-Zúñiga J, Castro-Herrera F. 2014. Conservation status of the herpetofauna, protected areas, and current problems in Valle del Cauca, Colombia. Amphibian & Reptile Conservation 8 (2): 1–18 (e87) - get paper here
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