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Morunasaurus peruvianus KÖHLER, 2003

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Higher TaxaHoplocercidae, Iguania, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesE: Cenepa manticores
S: mantícoras del Cenepa 
SynonymMorunasaurus peruvianus KÖHLER 2003
Morunasaurus peruvianus — TORRES-CARVAJAL et al. 2011 
DistributionN Peru (Río Cenepa region), elevation between 200–300 m

Type locality: vicinity of Kumpin entse, on Río Najem (tributary of the Río Huampami, which is a tributary of the Río Cenapa), Dep. Amazonas, Peru.  
Reproductionoviparous 
TypesHolotype: USNM 316725 
CommentThe abstract says “Cenepa”, the type information “ says “Cenapa”. 
EtymologyNamed after its distribution in Peru. 
References
  • Köhler, G. 2003. A new species of Morunasaurus from Peru (Reptilia, Squamata, Hoplocercidae). Senckenbergiana Biologica 82 (1/2): 235-242
  • Torres-Carvajal, Omar; RICHARD ETHERIDGE & KEVIN DE QUEIROZ 2011. A systematic revision of Neotropical lizards in the clade Hoplocercinae (Squamata: Iguania). Zootaxa 2752: 1–44 - get paper here
 
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