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Cnemidophorus rostralis UGUETO & HARVEY, 2010

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Higher TaxaTeiidae, Teiinae, Gymnophthalmoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Common Names 
SynonymCnemidophorus rostralis UGUETO & HARVEY 2010
Cnemidophorus lemniscatus nigricolor — HUMMELINCK 1940: 83 (in part)
Cnemidophorus lemniscatus nigricolor — LAMMERÉE 1970: 54 (in part)
Cnemidophorus nigricolor — WRIGHT 1993: 79 (in part)
Cnemidophorus rostralis — HARVEY et al. 2012 

Type locality: Isla La Tortuga (10° 55’ N, 65° 18’ W), Dependencias Federales, Venezuela. Map legend:
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TypesHolotype: SDSNH (= SDNHM) 34890, San Diego Natural History Museum (Fig. 17), adult male, collected in 1939 by C. B. Perkins. 
EtymologyEtymology.—The specific name rostralis is a Latin adjective, meaning ‘‘belonging to the snout’’ and alluding to the pointed rostral scale characteristic of this species. 
  • HARVEY, MICHAEL B.; GABRIEL N. UGUETO & RONALD L. GUTBERLET, Jr. 2012. Review of Teiid Morphology with a Revised Taxonomy and Phylogeny of the Teiidae (Lepidosauria: Squamata). Zootaxa 3459: 1–156 - 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
  • Ugueto, Gabriel N. and Michael B. Harvey 2010. Southern Caribbean Cnemidophorus (Squamata: Teiidae): Description of New Species and Taxonomic Status of C. murinus ruthveni Burt. Herpetological Monographs 24 (1): 111-148 - get paper here
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