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Celestus marcanoi (SCHWARTZ & INCHAUSTEGUI, 1976)

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Higher TaxaDiploglossidae, Diploglossa, Anguimorpha, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesMarcano's Galliwasp 
SynonymDiploglossus marcanoi SCHWARTZ & INCHAUSTEGUI 1976: 242
Celestus marcanoi — SCHWARTZ & HENDERSON 1991: 376
Celestus marcanoi — POWELL et al. 1999 
DistributionHispaniola (Cordillera Central in the Dominican Republic)

Type locality: Valle de Bao, 1800 m, Cordillera Central (road to Pico Duarte), Santiago Province, República Dominicana.  
Reproductionviviparous 
TypesHolotype: USNM 197299. 
CommentFor illustrations see Schwartz and Incháustegui, 1976. 
References
  • Beolens, Bo; Michael Watkins, and Michael Grayson 2011. The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA - get paper here
  • Powell, Robert; José A. Ottenwalder and Sixto J. Incháustegui 1999. The Hispaniolan Herpetofauna: Diversity, Endemism, and Historical Perpectives, with Comments on Navassa Island. In Crother, Caribbean Amphibians and Reptiles, Academic Press, pp. 93-168
  • Schwartz, A. & Henderson, R.W. 1991. Amphibians and Reptiles of the West Indies. University of Florida Press, Gainesville, 720 pp.
  • Schwartz, A. and S.I. Inchaustegui. 1976. A new species of Diploglossus (Reptilia, Lacertilia, Anguidae) from Hispaniola. Journal of Herpetology 10: 241-246. - get paper here
  • Thomas, R. and S. B. Hedges. 1989. A new Celestus (Sauria: Anguidae) from the Chaine de Ia Selle of Haiti. Copeia 1989 (4): 886-891 - get paper here
 
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