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Kentropyx pelviceps (COPE, 1868)

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Higher TaxaTeiidae, Teiinae, Gymnophthalmoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesForest Whiptail 
SynonymCentropyx pelviceps COPE 1868: 98
Centropyx calcaratus — GUICHENOT 1855: 32 (part)
Kentropyx dorsalis GÜNTHER (fide GALLAGHER & DIXON 1980)
Centropyx pelviceps — BOULENGER 1885: 342
Kentropyx calcaratus — BURT & BURT 1931: 343 (part)
Kentropyx pelviceps — PETERS & DONOSO-BARROS 1970: 152
Kentropyx pelviceps — DUELLMAN 1978: 215
Kentropyx pelviceps — DIRKSEN & DE LA RIVA 1999
Kentropyx pelviceps — WHITHWORTH & BEIRNE 2011
Kentropyx pelviceps — HARVEY et al. 2012 
DistributionEcuador, Colombia,
N Peru, Brazil (Amazonas, Acre, Santarém: HR 33: 225), Bolivia (Pando)

Type locality: Napo or Upper Amazon or Ecuador.  
Reproductionoviparous. 
TypesHolotype: ANSP 9556 
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Comment 
Etymology 
References
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  • Burt,C.E. & Burt,M.D. 1931. South American lizards in the collection of the American Museum of Natural History. Bull. Amer. Mus. nat. Hist. 61 (7): 227-395
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  • Dirksen, L. 2006. Mit Sonar und Guillotine auf Anakondajagd. Reptilia (Münster) 11 (58): 44-50 - get paper here
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