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Lepidoblepharis emberawoundule BATISTA, PONCE, VESELY, MEBERT, HERTZ, KÖHLER, CARRIZO & LOTZKAT, 2015

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Higher TaxaSphaerodactylidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos) 
Common Names 
SynonymLepidoblepharis emberawoundule BATISTA, PONCE, VESELY, MEBERT, HERTZ, KÖHLER, CARRIZO & LOTZKAT 2015
Lepidoblepharis xanthostigma — AUTH 1994 (part.)
Lepidoblepharis xanthostigma — YOUNG et al. 1999 (part.)
Lepidoblepharis xanthostigma — IBÁÑEZ et al. 2001 (part.)
Lepidoblepharis xanthostigma — KÖHLER 2001: Fig. 172
Lepidoblepharis xanthostigma — KÖHLER 2008: Fig. 136 (part.)
Lepidoblepharis xanthostigma — JARAMILLO et al. 2010 (part.) 

Type locality: La Cascada trail, Burbayar private reserve (9.31837°N, 79.00266°W, 360 m elevation), Cartí, Narganá, Comarca Guna Yala, Panama  
TypesHolotype: SMF 50968, Adult male, original field number AB 963 (Fig. 10), collected from leaf-litter on 26 November 2013 at 23:40 hrs, by Abel Batista and Konrad Mebert.
Paratypes. Three adult males, two adult females, and one juvenile, all from Panama. Three males (SMF 81950–52) from Nusagandí field station and two females (SMF 81953–54) from the nearby Sendero Nusagandí, Comarca Guna Yala, collected 14–17 April 2000; one juvenile (MHCH 2952) from Río Terable, El Llano, Chepo, Panama, collected on 27 November 2012; see Appendix I for locality details. 
EtymologyThe name emberawoundule is a compound word in honor to “the forest guardians”, the three indigenous peoples inhabiting eastern Panama; embera: Emberá Indians from the foothills of Jingurudó, Bagre, Sapo, Darién, and Pirre mountain ranges; woun: Wounaan Indians, mainly from the Tuira basin and Majé mountain range; dule: meaning people in the language of the Guna Indians from the Caribbean and Pacific versants of the San Blas and Darién mountain ranges. 
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  • BATISTA, ABEL; MARCOS PONCE, MILAN VESELY, KONRAD MEBERT, ANDREAS HERTZ, GUNTHER KÖHLER, ARCADIO CARRIZO & SEBASTIAN LOTZKAT 2015. Revision of the genus Lepidoblepharis (Reptilia: Squamata: Sphaerodactylidae) in Central America, with the description of three new species. Zootaxa 3994 (2): 187–221 - 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
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  • Jaramillo, C., L. D. Wilson, R. Ibáñez, and F. Jaramillo 2010. The herpetofauna of Panama: distribution and conservation status. In L. D. Wilson, J. H. Townsend, and J. D. Johnson (eds.), Conservation of Mesoamerican Amphibians and Reptiles. Eagle Mountain Publishing LC, Eagle Mountain, Utah, Pg. 604–671
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  • Kwet, A. 2016. Liste der im Jahr 2015 neu beschriebenen Reptilien. Terraria-Elaphe 2016 (3): 56-67 - get paper here
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