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Echinosaura brachycephala KÖHLER, BÖHME & SCHMITZ, 2004

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Higher TaxaGymnophthalmidae (Cercosaurinae), Sauria, Gymnophthalmoidea, Squamata (lizards) 
Common Names 
SynonymEchinosaura brachycephala KÖHLER, BÖHME & SCHMITZ 2004 

Type locality: Las Pampas (= San Francisco de las Pampas, 0° 25’ 60’’ S, 78° 58’ 0’’ W, 1275 m elevation) Map legend:
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TypesHolotype: MHNG 2359.77 
  • Arteaga AF, Bustamante-Enríquez LM and Guayasamin JM 2013. The Amphibians and Reptiles of Mindo. - get paper here
  • Köhler, G.; Böhme, W. & Schmitz, A. 2004. A new species of Echinosaura (Squamata: Gymnophthalmidae) from Ecuador. Journal of Herpetology 38 (1): 52-60 - get paper here
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