Phymaturus sinervoi SCOLARO, DE LA CRUZ & IBARGÜENGOYTÍA, 2012
Can you confirm these amateur observations of Phymaturus sinervoi?
|Higher Taxa||Liolaemidae, Iguania, Sauria, Squamata (lizards)|
|Synonym||Phymaturus sinervoi SCOLARO, DE LA CRUZ & IBARGÜENGOYTÍA 2012|
|Distribution||Argentina (Rio Negro)|
Type locality: rocky outcrops (1000 m asl) of Cari Laufquen basaltic Tableland in Abi-Saad farm (41°02'12"S, 70°24'30.6"W), adjacent to Provincial Road 6, 61 km north of Ingeniero Jacobacci town, Rio Negro Province, Argentina
|Reproduction||viviparous. In captivity, two females gave birth to one and two fully developed offspring respectively early in February.|
|Types||Holotype: MLP R. 5660, adult male. Collected by J.A. Scolaro, B. Sinervo, F. Méndez de la Cruz, J. Gutiérrez and N. R. Ibargüengoytía, December 14, 2010.|
Paratypes: MLP-R. 5661, adult male; MLP-R. 5662, adult female; MLP-R. 5663, adult female; MLP-R. 5664, adult male; JAS-DC 1887, adult female; JAS-DC 1896, adult male; UNCo-PH 1899, adult male; UNCo-PH 1839 adult female; UNCo-PH 1894, adult female; UNCo-PH 1895, adult male; UNCo-PH 1902, adult male. The same data as detailed for the holotype.
|Etymology||“The species name is dedicated to honour our friend and colleague Dr. Barry Sinervo from the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California (USA), Santa Cruz; an evolutionary biologist and herpetologist who has enthusiastically and generously collaborated in many research projects in Patagonian herpetofauna for the last years.”|