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Higher TaxaTeiidae, Teiinae, Gymnophthalmoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesCocha Whiptail 
SynonymCentropyx altamazonicus COPE 1876: 162
Centropyx calcaratus — GUICHENOT 1855: 32
Centropyx altamazonicus — BOULENGER 1885: 342
Kentropyx williamsoni RUTHVEN 1929: 1
Centropyx alto-amazonicus — GOELDI 1902: 537
Kentropyx calcaratus — CUNHA 1961: 107 (part)
Kentropyx altamazonicus — PETERS & DONOSO-BARROS 1970: 151
Kentropyx williamsoni — PETERS et al. 1970: 152
Kentropyx altamazonica — GALLAGHER & DIXON 1980: 616
Kentropyx altamazonica — DIRKSEN & DE LA RIVA 1999
Kentropyx altamazonica — GORZULA & SEÑARIS 1999
Kentropyx altamazonica — HARVEY et al. 2012 
DistributionEcuador (Amazonas), Peru, Bolivia (Cochabamba, La Paz, Santa Cruz), Colombia, Venezuela, Brazil (Amazonas, Acre, Mato Grosso, Santarém: HR 33: 225, Pará)

Type locality: Moyabamba, Peru.

williamsoni: Brazil; Type locality: Brazil, Manáos.  
Reproductionoviparous. 
TypesHolotype: ANSP 13105
Holotype: UMMZ [williamsoni] 
CommentNot listed for Ecuador by TORRES-CARVAJAL 2001. 
References
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  • Bolla, D.A.S., Bandeira, L.N. & Carvalho, F. 2017. Kentropyx altamazonica (Cocha Whiptail) Habitat use. Herpetological Review 48 (4): 847-848
  • Boulenger, G.A. 1885. Catalogue of the lizards in the British Museum (Natural History). Vol. 2, Second edition. London, xiii+497 pp. - get paper here
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  • Cope, E.D. 1875. Report on the Reptiles brought by Professor James Orton from the middle and upper Amazon and western Peru. Journal of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia N.S. (2) 8: 159-183 [sometimes thought to be published 1876 but see Murphy et al. 2007 for clarification] - get paper here
  • Cope,E.D. 1876. On the Batrachia and Reptilia collected by Dr. John M. Bransford during the Nicaraguan Canal Survey of 1874. Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philad. 8 (2): 155-183 + 6 plates
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  • Gallagher D S & DIXON J R. 1992. Taxonomic revision of the South American lizard genus Kentropyx Spix (Sauria, Teiidae). Boll. Mus. Reg. Sci. Nat. Torino 10 (1): 125-171
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  • Goeldi, E. A. 1902. Lagartos do Brasil. Boletim do Museu Paraense Emilio Goeldi 3: 499-560
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  • Lehr, E. 2002. Amphibien und Reptilien in Peru. Natur und Tier-Verlag (Münster), 208 pp. - get paper here
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  • 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
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  • Serrano-Rojas, Shirley Jennifer; Jaime Villacampa, and Andrew Whitworth 2016. Notes on the reproduction of Kentropyx altamazonica (Squamata: Teiidae) and Imantodes lentiferus (Serpentes: Dipsadidae) from southeast Peru Phyllomedusa 15 (1): 69-73 - get paper here
  • Werneck, F.P., Giugliano, L.G., Collevatti, R.G. & Colli, G.R. 2009. Phylogeny, biogeography and evolution of clutch size in South American lizards of the genus Kentropyx (Squamata: Teiidae). Molecular Ecology 18: 262-278
 
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