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Alopoglossus stenolepis (BOULENGER, 1908)

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Higher TaxaAlopoglossidae, Sauria, Gymnophthalmoidea, Squamata (lizards)
Common Names 
SynonymEuspondylus stenolepis BOULENGER 1908: 519
Prionodactylus stenolepis — MEDEM 1968
Euspondylus stenolepis — PETERS et al. 1970: 122
Ptychoglossus stenolepis — UZZELL 1973
Ptychoglossus stenolepis — HARRIS 1994: 260
Euspondylus stenolepis — CASTRO-HERRERA & VARGAS-SALINAS 2008
Alopoglossus stenolepis — HERNÁNDEZ-MORALES et al. 2020 
DistributionWC Colombia (Valle del Cauca, Middle section of the Cordillera Occidental, 1750 - 1900 m elevation)

Type locality: Cerro San Antonio (La Horqueta)(Middle section of the Cordillera Occidental, 1750 - 1900 m elevation) near Cali, WC Colombia.  
TypesHolotype: BMNH 1946.8.2.39 (formerly 1909.4.30.64) 
EtymologyNamed after the Greek stenos (= narrow) and Greek lepos, lepis = scale, bark, peel. 
  • Bolívar-G, W. & Hernádez-Morales, C., 2013. Ptychoglossus stenolepis. Catalogo de Anfibios y Reptiles de Colombia 1(1): 26–30 - get paper here
  • Boulenger, George A. 1908. Descriptions of new batrachians and reptiles discovered by Mr. M. G. Palmer in South-western Colombia. Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (8) 2 (12): 515-522 - 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
  • 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
  • Uzzell, T. 1973. A revision of lizards of the genus Prionodactylus with a new genus for P. leucostictus and notes on the genus Euspondylus (Sauria, Teiidae). Postilla 159: 1-67 - 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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