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Euspondylus josyi KÖHLER, 2003

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Higher TaxaGymnophthalmidae (Cercosaurinae), Sauria, Gymnophthalmoidea, Squamata (lizards) 
Common Names 
SynonymEuspondylus josyi KÖHLER 2003 
DistributionPeru (Junín)

Type locality: Departamento Junín, Marainiyoc, elevation 2880 m, 11° 22’ S, 75° 24’ W. Map legend:
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TypesHolotype: MCZ 85787; paratypes in MCZ, SMF, and USNM 
EtymologyNamed after Franz-Josef Hans (nicknamed “Josy”), in recogniton of his support of taxonomic studies through the BIOPAT programme. 
  • Köhler, G. 2003. Two new species of Euspondylus (Squamata: Gymnophthalmidae) from Peru. Salamandra 39 (1): 5-20 - get paper here
  • Köhler, G. and E. Lehr 2004. Comments on Euspondylus and Proctoporus (Squamata: Gymnophthalmidae) from Peru, with the description of three new species and a key to the Peruvian species. Herpetologica 60 (4):501-518 - get paper here
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