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Cercosaura doanae ECHEVARRÍA, BARBOZA & VENEGAS, 2015

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Higher TaxaGymnophthalmidae (Cercosaurinae), Sauria, Gymnophthalmoidea, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common Names 
SynonymCercosaura doanae ECHEVARRÍA, BARBOZA & VENEGAS 2015 
DistributionPeru (San Martin)

Type locality: Laguna Negra (06°53’29.3’’S, 77°23’18.3’’W; WGS 84), 1,788 m, Mariscal Caceres Province, San Martin Department, Peru Map legend:
Type locality - Type locality.
 
Reproduction 
TypesHolotype: CORBIDI 00651, adult male, collected by P.J. Venegas and D. Vasquez on 3 February 2008.
Paratypes (19): PERU: San Martin Department: Mar- iscal Caceres Province: from type locality CORBIDI 00649, 00656, 00658, 00659 adult females, CORBIDI 00650, 00652, 00660, 00662 juveniles, CORBIDI 00663, 00654, 00655, 00657, 00661 adult males, CORBIDI 00653 subadult female, collected between 2–4 February 2008, by P.J. Venegas and D. Vasquez; Añasco Pueblo (06°50’11.6’’S, 77°29’09.7’’W), 1,888 m, CORBIDI 00648 a juvenile collected on 2 February 2008 by P.J Venegas and D. Vasquez; Lajasbamba (06°44’48.4’’ S, 77°38’25.6’’ W), 1,814 m altitude, CORBIDI 15074 adult female, CORBIDI 15075 juvenile female, CORBIDI 15076 juvenile male, CORBIDI 15088 adult male col- lected between 25–28 October 2014 by L.Y. Echevarría and A.C. Barboza. 
Comment 
EtymologyThe specific epithet is a noun in the genitive case and patronym for Tiffany Doan, in recognition of her contribution to the systematics of gymnophthalmid lizards (e.g., Doan 2003; Doan and Castoe 2005), and to the knowledge of the herpetofauna from southern Peru. 
References
  • Echevarría LY, Barboza AC, Venegas PJ. 2015. A new species of montane gymnophthalmid lizard, genus Cercosaura (Squamata: Gymnophthalmidae), from the Amazon slope of northern Peru. Amphibian & Reptile Conservation 9(1): 34–44 (e109) - get paper here
  • Kwet, A. 2016. Liste der im Jahr 2015 neu beschriebenen Reptilien. Terraria-Elaphe 2016 (3): 56-67 - get paper here
 
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