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Potamites ecpleopus (COPE, 1875)

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Higher TaxaGymnophthalmidae (Cercosaurinae), Sauria, Gymnophthalmoidea, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesCommon Stream Lizard 
SynonymNeusticurus ecpleopus COPE 1876: 161
Neusticurus bicarinatus - GUICHENOT 1855: 30
Neusticurus ecpleopus — O’SHAUGHNESSY 1879: 295
Neusticurus tuberculatus SHREVE 1935: 209
Neusticurus ecpleopus — UZZELL 1966: 290
Neusticurus ecpleopus — PETERS et al. 1970: 207
Neusticurus ecpleopus — DUELLMAN 1978: 218
Neusticurus ecpleopus — DIRKSEN & DE LA RIVA 1999
Neusticurus ocellatus — DIRKSEN & DE LA RIVA 1999
Neusticurus ecpleopus — CASTOE et al. 2004
Potamites ecpleopus — DOAN & CASTOE et al. 2005
Neusticurus ecpleopus — COSTA-PRUDENTE et al. 2013
Neusticurus ecpleopus — MORATO et al. 2014 
DistributionS Colombia, Ecuador, Bolivia (Bolivia, La Paz, Santa Cruz), Brazil (Amazonas, S Para, Acre), N Peru

Type locality: Peru; according to UZZELL (1966) probably in drainage of Río Huallega, between Rioja, Moyobamba, Balsaspuerto, and exit of Huallaga into Amazon basin. Map legend:
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Reproductionoviparous 
TypesType: Not located (fide TORRES-CARVAJAL 2001), lost fide UZZELL 1966 
CommentSynonymy after PETERS et al. 1970. Neusticurus ocellatus SINITSIN 1930 has been considered as a synonym of Neusticurus ecpleopus.

Type species: Neusticurus ecpleopus COPE 1876: 161 is the type species of the genus Neusticurus COPE 1876. 
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
  • Avila-Pires,T.C.S. 1995. Lizards of Brazilian Amazonia (Reptilia: Squamata). Zoologische Verhandelingen 299: 1-706 - get paper here
  • Castoe, T.A.; Doan, T.M. & Parkinson, C.L. 2004. Data partitions and complex models in Bayesian analysis: the phylogeny of Gymnophthalmid lizards. Systematic Biology 53 (3): 448-469 - get paper here
  • CATENAZZI, A., LEHR, E. & VON MAY, R. 2013. The amphibians and reptiles of Manu National Park and its buffer zone, Amazon basin and eastern slopes of the Andes, Peru. Biota Neotrop. 13(4): 269-283
  • Cope, E.D. 1875. Report on the Reptiles brought by Professor James Orton from the middle and upper Amazon and western Peru. Journal of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia N.S. (2) 8: 159-183 [sometimes thought to be published 1876 but see Murphy et al. 2007 for clarification] - get paper here
  • Costa-Prudente, A.L.C.; F. Magalhães; A. Menks; J.F.M. Sarmento. 2013. Checklist of Lizards of the Juruti, state of Pará, Brazil. Check List 9 (1):42-50 - get paper here
  • Da Silveira, Juliana M.;Miranda, Celso B.;Azevedo-Ramos, Claudia 1998. Geographic Distribution. Neusticurus ecpleopus. Herpetological Review 29 (1): 51 - get paper here
  • Dirksen, L. & De la Riva, I. 1999. The lizards and amphisbaenians of Bolivia (Reptilia, Squamata): checklist, localities, and bibliography. Graellsia 55: 199-215
  • 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.
  • Duellman, W. E. 1978. The biology of an equatorial herpetofauna in Amazonian Ecuador. Misc. Publ. Univ. Kans. Mus. Nat. Hist. 65: 1-352 - get paper here
  • Fugler, C. M. 1984. Tercera contribución a la fauna herpetológica del Oriente boliviano. Ecol. Bolivia 5: 63-72.
  • Fugler, Charles M. and A. Brad Walls. 1978. The lizards of the Upano Valley of southeastern ecuador. Journal of the Tennessee Academy of Science 54 (3): 120-121 - get paper here
  • Mendes-Pinto, T. J. & S. Marques de Souza 2011. Preliminary assessment of amphibians and reptiles from Floresta Nacional do Trairão, with a new snake record for the Pará state, Brazilian Amazon. Salamandra 47 (4): 199-206 - get paper here
  • Montero, R., G. SCROCCHI, M. E. MONTAÑO & I. M. FERNÁNDEZ S. 1995. Nuevas citas de saurios, anfisbénidos y ofidios para Bolivia. Cuad. Herpetol. 9 (1): 7-13. - get paper here
  • O’Shaughnessy,A.W.E. 1879. Description of new species of lizards in the collection of the British Museum. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (5) 4: 295-303 - get paper here
  • RIBEIRO-JÚNIOR, MARCO A. & SILVANA AMARAL 2017. Catalogue of distribution of lizards (Reptilia: Squamata) from the Brazilian Amazonia. IV. Alopoglossidae, Gymnophthalmidae Zootaxa 4269 (2): 151-196
  • Shreve, Benjamin 1935. On a new Teiid and Amphibia from Panama, Ecuador, and Paraguay. Occ. Pap. Boston Soc. Nat. Hist. 8: 209-218 - get paper here
  • Torres-Carvajal, O. 2001. Lizards of Ecuador: Checklist, Distribution, and Systematic References. Smithsonian Herp. Inf. Serv. (131): 1-35 - get paper here
  • Uzzell, Thomas M. 1966. Teid Lizards of the genus Neusticurus (Reptilia, Sauria). Bull. Amer. Mus. Nat. Hist. 132 (5): 279-327
  • Vitt, L. J.; Zani, P. A.;Avila-Pires, T. C. S.;Esposito, M. C. 1998. Geographical ecology of the gymnophthalmid lizard Neusticurus ecpleopus in the Amazon rain forest. Canadian Journal of Zoology 76: 1671-1680
  • Whithworth, A. & Beirne, C. 2011. Reptiles of the Yachana Reserve. Global Vision International, 130 pp. - get paper here
 
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