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Potamites apodemus (UZZELL, 1966)

IUCN Red List - Potamites apodemus - Least Concern, LC

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Higher TaxaGymnophthalmidae (Cercosaurinae), Sauria, Gymnophthalmoidea, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesUzzell's Neusticurus 
SynonymNeusticurus apodemus UZZELL 1966
Neusticurus apodemus — KÖHLER 2000: 104
Neusticurus apodemus — SAVAGE 2002: 523
Potamites apodemus — DOAN & CASTOE et al. 2005
Neusticurus apodemus — KÖHLER 2008 
DistributionCosta Rica, Panama

Type locality: 15 SW San Isidro del General, Provinz San José, Costa Rica, 865 m elevation Map legend:
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Reproductionoviparous 
TypesHolotype: KU 67375; paratypes: KU, UMMZ, 
Comment 
References
  • Avila-Pires, Teresa C. S. and Laurie J. Vitt. 1998. A new species of Neusticurus (Reptilia: Gymnophthalmidae) from the Rio Juruá, Acre, Brazil. Herpetologica 54 (2):235-245. - get paper here
  • 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.
  • Köhler, G. 2000. Reptilien und Amphibien Mittelamerikas, Bd 1: Krokodile, Schildkröten, Echsen. Herpeton Verlag, Offenbach, 158 pp.
  • Köhler, G. 2008. Reptiles of Central America. 2nd Ed. Herpeton-Verlag, 400 pp.
  • Lotzkat, S.; A. Batista; J. Vargas; A. Hertz; G. Köhler. 2012. Reptilia, Squamata, Gymnophthalmidae, Potamites apodemus (Uzzell, 1966): Distribution extension and first records from Panama. Check List 8(2):302-306 - get paper here
  • Savage, J.M. 2002. The Amphibians and Reptiles of Costa Rica: A Herpetofauna Between Two Continents, Between Two Seas. University of Chicago Press, 934 pp. [review in Copeia 2003 (1): 205]
  • Uzzell, Thomas M. 1966. Teid Lizards of the genus Neusticurus (Reptilia, Sauria). Bull. Amer. Mus. Nat. Hist. 132 (5): 279-327
 
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