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Oreosaurus shrevei (PARKER, 1935)

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Higher TaxaGymnophthalmidae (Cercosaurinae), Sauria, Gymnophthalmoidea, Squamata (lizards) 
Common NamesShreve's Lightbulb Lizard 
SynonymProctoporus (Oreosaurus) shrevei PARKER 1935: 283
Proctoporus shrevei — PETERS & DONOSO-BARROS 1970: 240
Proctoporus shrevei — DOAN & SCHARGEL 2003
Riama shrevei — DOAN & CASTOE 2005
Oreosaurus shrevei — SÁNCHEZ-PACHECO et al. 2017 
DistributionTrinidad, Tobago

Type locality: Heaths of Aripo Mountain Range, Trinidad.  
TypesHolotype: BMNH 1946.9.4.27 
  • Doan, T. M. & Castoe, T.A. 2005. Phylogenetic taxonomy of the Cercosaurini (Squamata: Gymnophthalmidae), with new genera for species of Neusticurus and Proctoporus. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 143: 405–416.
  • Doan, T.M. & Schargel, W.E. 2003. Bridging the gap in Proctoporus distribution: a new species (Squamata: Gymnophthalmidae) from the Andes of Venezuela. Herpetologica 59 (1): 68-75 - get paper here
  • Parker, H.W. 1935. The new teeid lizard in Trinidad. Tropical Agriculture, Trinidad 12: 283
  • Rivas, G.; Schargel, W.E. & Meik, J.M. 2005. A new species of Riama (Squamata: Gymnophthalmidae), endemic to the Península de Paria, Venezuela. Herpetologica 61 (4): 461-468 - get paper here
  • Roth, W.D. & Gans, C. 1960. The luminous organs of Proctoporus (Sauria, Reptilia) - a a re-evaluation. Breviora (125): 1-12 - get paper here
  • Sánchez-Pacheco, Santiago J.; David A. Kizirian, and Pedro M. Sales Nunes 2011. A New Species of Riama from Ecuador Previously Referred to as Riama hyposticta (Boulenger, 1902) (Squamata: Gymnophthalmidae). American Museum Novitates (3719): 1-15 - get paper here
  • Sanchez-Pacheco. Santiago J. 2010. Lectotype designation and redescription of the Gymnophthalmid Lizard Riama columbiana (Andersson, 1914) with notes on the type locality. Papeis Avulsos de Zool. 50 (2): 31-41 - get paper here
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