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Pholidobolus dicrus (UZZELL, 1973)

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Higher TaxaGymnophthalmidae (Cercosaurinae), Sauria, Gymnophthalmoidea, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesUzzell's Prionodactylus 
SynonymPrionodactylus dicrus UZZELL 1973
Prionodactylus dicrus — TORRES-CARVAJAL 2001
Cercosaura dicra — DOAN 2003
Pholidobolus dicrus — TORRES-CARVAJAL et al. 2015
Cercosaura dicrus — PYRON & BURBRINK 2013 
DistributionC Ecuador (Eastern Andean slopes)

Type locality: Ecuador, Tungurahua, Mapoto, 1300 m

Elevation: 600–1800 m (DOAN & LAMAR 2012).  
Reproductionoviparous 
TypesHolotype: FMNH 36708 
Comment 
References
  • Doan, T.M. 2003. A new phylogenetic classification for the gymnophthalmid genera Cercosaura, Pantodactylus and Prionodactylus (Reptilia: Squamata). Zool. J. Linnean Soc. 137 (1): 101-115
  • Pyron, R. Alexander; Frank T. Burbrink 2013. Early origin of viviparity and multiple reversions to oviparity in squamate reptiles. Ecology Letters 17 (1): 13–21 (published online 2013, in print 2014), DOI: 10.1111/ele.12168 - get paper here
  • Torres-Carvajal, Omar; Simón E. Lobos, Pablo J. Venegas 2015. Phylogeny of Neotropical Cercosaura (Squamata: Gymnophthalmidae) lizards. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 93: 281–288 - get paper here
  • Uzzell, T. 1973. A revision of the genus Prionodactylus with a new genus for P. leucostictus and notes on the genus Euspondylus (Sauria, Teiidae). Postilla 159: 1-67 - get paper here
  • Venegas PJ, Echevarría LY, Lobos SE, Nunes PMS, and Torres-Carvajal O. 2016. A new species of Andean microteiid lizard (Gymnophthalmidae: Cercosaurinae: Pholidobolus) from Peru, with comments on P. vertebralis. Amphibian & Reptile Conservation 10 (1) [Special Section]: 21–33 (e121) - get paper here
 
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