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Lepidoblepharis buchwaldi WERNER, 1910

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Higher TaxaSphaerodactylidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos) 
Subspecies 
Common Names 
SynonymLepidoblepharis buchwaldi WERNER 1910: 8
Lepidoblepharis buchwaldi — KLUGE 1993
Lepidoblepharis buchwaldi — RÖSLER 2000: 90 
DistributionEcuador

Type locality: Hacienda/Clementina, Babahoyo, Ecuador  
Reproductionoviparous 
TypesSyntypes ZMH R04349-4350 (formerly no. 3388). Comments: very bad condition, dried, tails autotomized. 
Diagnosis 
Comment 
EtymologyNamed after Otto von Buchwald (1843-1934) was an engineer, anthropologist, ethnographer, and philologist who spoke at least 12 languages and understood more. He left Germany for Peru (1869), where he studied early civilizations, leaving for California (1887) but never arriving, as he stopped offin Ecuador and was persuaded to stay to study indigenous dialects. 
References
  • Beolens, Bo; Michael Watkins, and Michael Grayson 2011. The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA - get paper here
  • CALDERÓN-ESPINOSA, MARTHA LUCIA & GUIDO FABIAN MEDINA-RANGEL 2016. A new Lepidoblepharis lizard (Squamata: Sphaerodactylidae) from the Colombian Guyana shield. Zootaxa 4067 (2): 215–232
  • Rösler, H. 2000. Kommentierte Liste der rezent, subrezent und fossil bekannten Geckotaxa (Reptilia: Gekkonomorpha). Gekkota 2: 28-153
  • Vanzolini P E 1978. Lepidoblepharis in Amazonia (Sauria, Gekkonidae). Pap. Avul. Zool., Sao Paulo 31(13) 1978: 203-211
  • Werner,F. 1910. Über neue oder seltene Reptilien des Naturhistorischen Museums in Hamburg. ii. Eidechsen. Jahrb. Hamburg. Wiss. Anst., vol. 27 (1909), suppl. no. 2, 1910, pp. 1-46; reprinted: 1910, Mitteil. Naturhist. Mus. Hamburg, vol. 27: 205-) - get paper here
 
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