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Lepidoblepharis ruthveni PARKER, 1926

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Higher TaxaSphaerodactylidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos) 
Subspecies 
Common Names 
SynonymLepidoblepharis ruthveni PARKER 1926: 295
Lepidoblepharis ruthveni — VANZOLINI 1953: 264
Lepidoblepharis ruthveni — WERMUTH 1965: 97
Lepidoblepharis ruthveni — KLUGE 1993
Lepidoblepharis ruthveni — RÖSLER 2000: 90 
DistributionEcuador (Chimbo)
Colombia

Type locality: Chimbo, Ecuador. Map legend:
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Reproductionoviparous 
TypesHolotype: MRSN (= MSNTO) R223 
Comment 
EtymologyNamed after Alexander Grant Ruthven (1882-1971), American herpetologist. 
References
  • Ayala S C & Castro F. 1983. Dos nuevos gecos (Sauria: Gekkonidae, Sphaerodactylinae) para Colombia: Lepidoblepharis xanthostigma (Noble) y descripcion de una nueva especie. Caldasia 13 (No. 65): 743-753
  • 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
  • CASTRO-HERRERA, FERNANDO; ANYELET VALENCIA-AGUILAR, DIEGO VILLAQUIRAN-Martínez 2012. Diversidad de Anfibios y Reptiles del Parque Nacional Natural Isla Gorgona Universidad del Valle, Santiago de Cali, Valle del Cauca, 112 pp.
  • Parker, H. W. 1926. The neotropical lizards of the genera Lepidoblepharis, Pseudogonatodes, Lanthrogecko, and Sphaerodactylus, with the description of a new genus. Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (9) 17: 291-301.
  • Rösler, H. 2000. Kommentierte Liste der rezent, subrezent und fossil bekannten Geckotaxa (Reptilia: Gekkonomorpha). Gekkota 2: 28-153
  • Vanzolini, P. E. 1953. "Sobre a diferenciação geografica de Gymnodactylus geckoides (Sauria, Gekkonidae)" and "Sobre a Presença do genero Lepidoblepharis no Brasil (Sauria, Gekkonidae)". Pap. Avul. Zool., Sao Paulo 11 (14/15): 225-270
 
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