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Potamites montanicola CHÁVEZ & VÁSQUEZ, 2012

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Higher TaxaGymnophthalmidae (Cercosaurinae), Sauria, Gymnophthalmoidea, Squamata (lizards) 
Common Names 
SynonymPotamites montanicola CHÁVEZ & VÁSQUEZ 2012 
DistributionPeru (La Convención)

Type locality: Peru, Cusco Region, La Convención Province, 4.8 km E of Alto Shimá Native Community (12°34'16.4"S, 73°09'42.3"W), 1577 m elevation.  
TypesHolotype: CORBIDI 08322, adult male, collected by Germán Chávez and Diego Vasquez on 3 December 2010.
Paratypes. (Fig. 1b, d; 3b, c; 4a) CORBIDI 08324-27, 08335 (all adult males), 08328, 08334, 08336, (all adult females), same data as holotype, CORBIDI 06957 (adult male), Peru, Ayacucho Region, La Mar Province, Cajadela Community (12°57'27.8"S, 73°36'22.4"W), 2098 m elevation, collected by Karla García on 23 August 2010. 
  • Chávez, Germán; Diego Vásquez 2012. A new species of Andean semiaquatic lizard of the genus Potamites (Sauria, Gymnophtalmidae) from southern Peru. ZooKeys 168: 31–43 - get paper here
  • Kwet, Axel 2013. Liste der im Jahr 2012 neu beschriebenen Reptilien. Terraria-Elaphe 2013 (3): 52-67 - get paper here
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