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Celestus cyanochloris COPE, 1894

IUCN Red List - Celestus cyanochloris - Least Concern, LC

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Higher TaxaDiploglossidae, Diploglossa, Anguimorpha, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common Names 
SynonymCelestus cyanochloris COPE 1894: 200
Celestus cyanochloris — PETERS & DONOSO-BARROS 1970: 90
Celestus cyanochloris — KÖHLER 2000: 41 
DistributionCosta Rica (Cordilleras de Tilarán), 1200-1550 m elevation

Type locality: Volcán Irazú, Costa Rica.  
Reproductionviviparous 
TypesHolotype: AMNH R16290 
Diagnosis 
CommentColor image in Kronauer 1999. 
Etymology 
References
  • Cope, E.D. 1894. Third addition to a knowledge of the batrachia and reptilia of Costa Rica. Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philadelphia 1894: 194-206 - get paper here
  • Köhler, G. 2000. Reptilien und Amphibien Mittelamerikas, Bd 1: Krokodile, Schildkröten, Echsen. Herpeton Verlag, Offenbach, 158 pp.
  • Lotzkat, Sebastian, Andreas Hertz and Gunther Köhler 2016. A new species of Celestus (Squamata: Anguidae) from western Panama. Mesoamerican Herpetology 3(4): 962–975 - 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
  • Savage, J.M. 2002. The Amphibians and Reptiles of Costa Rica: A Herpetofauna Between Two Continents, Between Two Seas. University of Chicago Press, 934 pp. [review in Copeia 2003 (1): 205]
  • Savage, JM; Lips, KR; Ibáñez RD 2008. A new species of Celestus from west-central Panama, with consideration of the status of the genera of the Anguidae: Diploglossinae (Squamata). Revista de Biologia Tropical 56 (2): 845-859 - get paper here
  • Schwartz, A. & Henderson, R.W. 1991. Amphibians and Reptiles of the West Indies. University of Florida Press, Gainesville, 720 pp.
  • Strahm, Michael H. & Schwartz, Albert 1977. Osteoderms in the Anguid lizard subfamily Diploglossinae and their taxonomic importance. Biotropica 9: 58-72
  • Taylor, E. H. 1956. A review of the lizards of Costa Rica. Univ. Kansas Sci. Bull. 38 (part 1): 3-322 - get paper here
 
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