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Cercosaura eigenmanni (GRIFFIN, 1917)

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Higher TaxaGymnophthalmidae (Cercosaurinae), Sauria, Gymnophthalmoidea, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesEigenmann's Prionodactylus 
SynonymPrionodactylus eigenmanni GRIFFIN 1917: 316
Prionodactylus eigenmanni — PETERS et al. 1970: 235
Prionodactylus eigenmanni — AVILA-PIRES 1995: 463
Prionodactylus eigenmanni — DIRKSEN & DE LA RIVA 1999
Cercosaura eigenmanni — DOAN 2003
Prionodactylus eigenmanni — MORAVEC & APARICIO 2005 
DistributionBolivia (Beni, Pando, Santa Cruz), Brazil (Rondonia, Mato Grosso, Acre, Amazonas), Peru

Elevation: 200–700 m (DOAN & LAMAR 2012).

Type locality: Provincia del Sara, Bolivia. Map legend:
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Reproductionoviparous 
TypesHolotype: CM 981 
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References
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  • Avila-Pires,T.C.S. 1995. Lizards of Brazilian Amazonia (Reptilia: Squamata). Zoologische Verhandelingen 299: 1-706 - get paper here
  • CATENAZZI, A., LEHR, E. & VON MAY, R. 2013. The amphibians and reptiles of Manu National Park and its buffer zone, Amazon basin and eastern slopes of the Andes, Peru. Biota Neotrop. 13(4): 269-283
  • Costa-Prudente, A.L.C.; F. Magalhães; A. Menks; J.F.M. Sarmento. 2013. Checklist of Lizards of the Juruti, state of Pará, Brazil. Check List 9 (1):42-50 - get paper here
  • Dirksen, L. & De la Riva, I. 1999. The lizards and amphisbaenians of Bolivia (Reptilia, Squamata): checklist, localities, and bibliography. Graellsia 55: 199-215
  • Doan, T.M. 2003. A new phylogenetic classification for the gymnophthalmid genera Cercosaura, Pantodactylus and Prionodactylus (Reptilia: Squamata). Zool. J. Linnean Soc. 137 (1): 101-115
  • Duellman, W. E. 2005. Cusco Amazónico: The Lives of Amphibians and Reptiles in an Amazonian Rainforest. Comstock Pub Assoc.
  • Duellman, W.E., & Salas, A.W. 1991. Annotated checklist of the amphibians and reptiles of Cuzco Amazonico, Peru. Occas. Papers Mus. of Natur. Hist., Univ. of Kansas, Lawrence (143): 13 pp. - get paper here
  • 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
  • Freitas, Marco Antonio de; Daniella Pereira Fagundes de França and Diogo Veríssimo 2011. First record of Cercosaura eigenmanni (Griffin, 1917) (Squamata: Gymnophthalmidae) for the state of Acre, Brazil. Check List 7 (4): 516 - get paper here
  • Griffin, L. E. 1917. A list of the South American lizards of the Carnegie Museum, with descriptions of four new species. Annals of the Carnegie Museum 11: 304-320. - get paper here
  • Hoogmoed, M. S. & N. VACA 1990. Herpetofauna: In: Frey, R. (ed.): Report Expedition Perseverancia. 8-9: 19.
  • Moravec J., Aparicio J. 2005. Notes on the herpetofauna of Bioceanica and Bolpebra (Provincia Nicolas Suaréz, Departamento Pando, Biolivia). Journal of the National Museum (Prague), Natural History Series 174 (1-4): 95-113
  • 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
  • RIBEIRO-JÚNIOR, MARCO A. & SILVANA AMARAL 2017. Catalogue of distribution of lizards (Reptilia: Squamata) from the Brazilian Amazonia. IV. Alopoglossidae, Gymnophthalmidae Zootaxa 4269 (2): 151-196
  • Strussman,C. & de Carvalho,M.A. 1998. New herpetological records for the state of Mato Grosso, western Brazil. Herpetological Review 29 (3): 183-185 - get paper here
  • Uzzell, T. 1973. A revision of the genus Prionodactylus with a new genus for P. leucostictus and notes on the genus Euspondylus (Sauria, Teiidae). Postilla 159: 1-67 - get paper here
  • VITT, L.J.; AVILA-PIRES, T.C.S.; ZANI, P.A., ESPÓSITO, M.C. & SARTORIUS, S.S. 2003. Life at the interface: ecology of Prionodactylus oshaughnessyi in the western Amazon and comparisons with P. argulus and P. eigenmanni. Can. J. Zool., 81: 302–312
  • Vitt, Laurie J.;Caldwell, Janalee P. 1994. Resource utilization and guild structure of small vertebrates in the Amazon forest leaf litter. Journal of Zoology 234 ( Part 3): 463-467
 
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