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Arthrosaura testigensis GORZULA & SENARIS, 1999

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Higher TaxaGymnophthalmidae (Cercosaurinae), Sauria, Gymnophthalmoidea, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common Names 
SynonymArthrosaura testigensis GORZULA & SENARIS 1999: 117 
DistributionVenezuela

Type locality: Altiplanicie Sur Terekyurén, Base de Los Testigos, Estado Bolívar, Venezuela (05° 52’ N, 62°03’ W), 1800 m elevation. Map legend:
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Reproductionoviparous 
TypesHolotype: MHNLS 10730 
CommentArthrosaura testigensis differs from A. synaptolepis in having prefrontals; from A. reticulata , A. tyleri and A. versteegi in having four supraoculars, and from A. kockii in having the loreal separated from the supralabials, the loreal region with smooth scales, 3 pairs of genials and 8 preanal plates. 
References
  • Gorzula, Stefan & Senaris, J. Celsa 1999. In: Contribution to the herpetofauna of the Venezuelan Guayana. I: a data base. Scientia Guaianae, Caracas, No. 8 [1998], 269+ pp.; ISBN 980-6020-48-0
  • Kok, Philippe J.R. 2008. A new highland species of Arthrosaura Boulenger, 1885 (Squamata: Symnophthalmidae) from Maringma tepui on the border of Guyana and Brazil. Zootaxa 1909: 1-15 - get paper here
  • Macculloch, R. AND AMY LATHROP 2001. A New Species of Arthrosaura (Sauria: Teiidae) from the Highlands of Guyana. Carib. J. Sci. 37 (3-4): 174-181 - get paper here
  • RIVAS, GILSON A.; CÉSAR R. MOLINA, GABRIEL N. UGUETO, TITO R. BARROS, CÉSAR L. BAR- RIO-AMORÓS & PHILIPPE J. R. KOK 2012. Reptiles of Venezuela: an updated and commented checklist. Zootaxa 3211: 1–64 - get paper here
 
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