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Andinosaura aurea (SÁNCHEZ-PACHECO, AGUIRRE-PENAFIEL & TORRES-CARVAJAL, 2012)

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Higher TaxaGymnophthalmidae (Cercosaurinae), Sauria, Gymnophthalmoidea, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common Names 
SynonymRiama aurea SÁNCHEZ-PACHECO, AGUIRRE-PENAFIEL & TORRES-CARVAJAL 2012
Andinosaura aurea — SÁNCHEZ-PACHECO et al. 2017 
DistributionEcuador

Type locality: ECUADOR: El Oro: Guanazán, 2789 m elevation.  
Reproduction 
TypesHolotype: QCAZ 07886
Paratypes: El Panecillo, 2775 m (QCAZ 09649-50); Guishaguiña, Zaruma (EPNH 06196); 
Diagnosis 
Comment 
Etymologythe specific epithet, to be treated as an indeclinable word, is an adjective derived from the Latin word aurum, meaning gold, and refers to the provenance of the species, El Oro province. 
References
  • Sánchez-Pacheco, S. , Aguirre-Peñafiel, V. , Torres-Carvajal, O. 2012. Lizards of the genus Riama (Squamata: Gymnophthalmidae): the diversity in southern Ecuador revisited. South American J. Herp. 7 (3): 259-275 - get paper here
  • Sánchez-Pacheco, S. J., Torres-Carvajal, O., Aguirre-Peñafiel, V., Nunes, P. M. S., Verrastro, L., Rivas, G. A., Rodrigues, M. T., Grant, T. and Murphy, R. W. 2017. Phylogeny of Riama (Squamata: Gymnophthalmidae), impact of phenotypic evidence on molecular datasets, and the origin of the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta endemic fauna. Cladistics, doi:10.1111/cla.12203 - get paper here
 
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