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Kentropyx viridistriga (BOULENGER, 1894)

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Higher TaxaTeiidae, Teiinae, Gymnophthalmoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Common NamesGreen Kentropyx 
SynonymCentropyx viridistriga BOULENGER 1894: 343
Kentropyx viridistriga — HELLMICH 1960: 62
Kentropyx viridistriga — PETERS et al. 1970: 152
Kentropyx viridistriga — DIRKSEN & DE LA RIVA 1999
Kentropyx viridistriga — HARVEY et al. 2012 
DistributionParaguay, Argentina (Chaco, Corrientes), Brazil (Mato Grosso), Bolivia (Santa Cruz)

Type locality: near Asunción, Paraguay  
TypesType: BMNH 1946.8.29.31 (and possibly additional specimens). 
CommentTEDESCO & CEI (1997) revalidated Kentropyx lagartija GALLARDO 1962 which was synonymized with K. viridistriga by GALLAGHER & DIXON 1992. 
  • AVILA, LUCIANO JAVIER; LORENA ELIZABETH MARTINEZ & MARIANA MORANDO 2013. Checklist of lizards and amphisbaenians of Argentina: an update. Zootaxa 3616 (3): 201–238
  • Boulenger, G.A. 1894. List of reptiles and batachians collected by Dr. T. Bohls near Asuncion, Paraguay. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (6) 13: 342-348 - get paper here
  • Cacciali, Pier; Norman J. Scott, Aida Luz Aquino Ortíz, Lee A. Fitzgerald, and Paul Smith 2016. The Reptiles of Paraguay: Literature, Distribution, and an Annotated Taxonomic Checklist SPECIAL PUBLICATION OF THE MUSEUM OF SOUTHWESTERN BIOLOGY, NUMBER 11: 1–373 - get paper here
  • 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
  • Gallardo, José M. 1969. Las especies de saurios (Reptilia) de la Provincia de Santa Fe, Argentina, y consideraciones sobre su ecologia y zoogeografia. Neotropica 15 (47): 73-81
  • Gallardo,J.M. 1962. El género Kentropyx (Sauria, Teiidae) en la República Argentina. Acta Zoologica Lilloana 18: 243-345
  • Grant, C. 1959. Herpetology of Barbados, B.W.I. Herpetologica 15 (2): 97-101 - get paper here
  • 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
  • Hellmich, Walter 1960. Die Sauria des Gran Chaco und seiner Randgebiete. Bayerische Akademie der Wissenschaften, Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Klasse (101): 1-131
  • Ortiz, Martín A.; Boretto, Jorgelina M.; Ibargüengoytía, Nora R. 2016. Reproductive biology of the southernmost Kentropyx lizard from the Wet Chaco of Corrientes, Argentina The Herpetological Journal 26 (2): 119-130 - get paper here
  • Strussman,C. & de Carvalho,M.A. 1998. New herpetological records for the state of Mato Grosso, western Brazil. Herpetological Review 29 (3): 183-185 - get paper here
  • Tedesco M. E. and Cei J. M. 1997. Osteological research on the genus Kentropyx from Argentina and revalidation of the specific status for Kentropyx lagartija (Gallardo, 1962) (Squamata: Teiidae). Boll. Mus. Reg. Sci. Nat. Torino 15 (1): 231-240
  • Tedesco M. E.; Cei J. M.; Porcel, E. & Alvarez, B.B. 1994. Variabilidad poblacional en el género Kentropyx (Squamata, Teiidae) del norte argentino. Cuadernos de Herpetologia 8 (1): 83-86 - get paper here
  • Tulli, M.J. & Scrocchi, G.J. 2005. Un caso de puesta comunal en Kentropyx lagartija (Squamata: Teiidae). Cuad. herpetol. 10 (1): 57-60 - 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
  • Zaracho, Víctor Hugo; Ingaramo, María del Rosario; Semhan, Romina Valeria; Etchepare, Eduardo; Acosta, José Luis; Falcione, Ana Camila; Álvarez, Blanca 2014. Herpetofauna de la Reserva Natural Provincial Isla Apipé Grande (Corrientes, Argentina) Cuad. herpetol. 28 (2): 153-160 - get paper here
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