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Lepidoblepharis williamsi AYALA & SERNA, 1986

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Higher TaxaSphaerodactylidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos)
Common Names 
SynonymLepidoblepharis williamsi AYALA & SERNA 1986
Lepidoblepharis williamsi — KLUGE 1993
Lepidoblepharis williamsi — RÖSLER 2000: 90 
DistributionColombia (Cordillera centra, Antioquial), 1800-2200 m elevation.

Type locality: San Vicente, Antioquia, Colombia (6° 18’ N, 75° 20’ E)  
TypesHolotype: ICN-MHN = ICN 6232 
EtymologyNamed after Dr. Ernest Edward Williams (1914-1998), a herpetologist, Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard. 
  • Ayala S C; Serna M A 1986. Una nueva especie de Lepidoblepharis (Sauria, Gekkonidae) de la Cordillera central de Colombia. Caldasia 15 (71-75): 649-654 - get paper here
  • 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 - get paper here
  • Gutiérrez-C., P.D. & Daza-R., J.M. 2006. Reptilia, Squamata, Gekkonidae, Lepidoblepharis williamsi: distribution extension. Check List 2 (2): 59-60 - get paper here
  • Rösler, H. 2000. Kommentierte Liste der rezent, subrezent und fossil bekannten Geckotaxa (Reptilia: Gekkonomorpha). Gekkota 2: 28-153
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