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Petracola angustisoma ECHEVARRÍA & VENEGAS, 2015

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Higher TaxaGymnophthalmidae (Cercosaurinae), Sauria, Gymnophthalmoidea, Squamata (lizards) 
Common Names 
SynonymPetracola angustisoma ECHEVARRÍA & VENEGAS 2015 
DistributionPeru (Amazonas)

Type locality: vicinity of Cocachimba (06 ̊02’37.2’’S, 77 ̊53’15.8’’W; Datum WGS 84) at 1,889 m, Bongará province, Amazonas department, Peru  
TypesHolotype: CORBIDI 00467 (Figs. 1–3A), adult male, collected by P.J. Venegas on 24 June 2007. 
EtymologyThe specific epithet angustisoma is a noun (in apposition) in the nominative singular and derives from the Latin words angusti (= narrow) and soma (= body). It refers to the slender body of this species. 
  • Echevarría LY, Venegas PJ. 2015. A new elusive species of Petracola (Squamata: Gymnophthalmidae) from the Utcubamba basin in the Andes of northern Peru. Amphibian & Reptile Conservation 9(1): 26–33 (e107) - get paper here
  • Kwet, A. 2016. Liste der im Jahr 2015 neu beschriebenen Reptilien. Terraria-Elaphe 2016 (3): 56-67 - get paper here
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