Proctoporus bolivianus WERNER, 1910
|Higher Taxa||Gymnophthalmidae (Cercosaurinae), Sauria (lizards)|
|Common Names||Bolivian Lightbulb Lizard|
|Synonym||Proctoporus bolivianus WERNER 1910: 30|
Proctoporus longicaudatus ANDERSSON 1914
Proctoporus bolivianus — DIRKSEN & DE LA RIVA 1999
Proctoporus bolivianus — DOAN & SCHARGEL 2003
Proctoporus subsolanus DOAN, CASTOE & ARIZABAL ARRIAGA 2005
Proctoporus bolivianus — GOICOECHEA et al. 2013
|Distribution||N Bolivia (La Paz), S Peru (Puno), elevation 2100–3743 m|
Type locality: Sorata, Bolivia; Neotype locality: Millipaya, 12 km S of Sorata (15°51′30.2′′S/68°37′37.6′′W), Province Larecaja, Department of La Paz, Bolivia, 3743 m elevation.
subsolanus: Peru (Puno); Type locality: from the town of Sandia (14.34275° S, 69.46274° W), Province of Sandia, Department of Puno, Peru; 2100 m elevation. Map legend:
- Region according to the TDWG standard, not a precise distribution map.
NOTE: TDWG regions are generated automatically from the text in the distribution field and not in every cases it works well. We are working on it.
|Types||Holotype: ZMH (may be lost)|
Neotype: CBF 3437 (fide Goicoechea et al.2 013)
Holotype: UTA R-52944; NCBI tax ID 321038 [subsolanus]
|Comment||Synonymy after PETERS & DONOSO-BARROS 1970 and GOICOECHEA et al. 2013. Oreosaurus lacertus STEJNEGER 1913: 546 has been revalidated by GOICOECHEA et al. 2013.|
Diagnosis: in GOICOECHEA et al. 2013.
Habitat: during the day under logs and stones, occupying disturbed areas and agricultural fields.
|Etymology||Proctoporus bolivianus has been named after its range. P. subsolanus has been named after the Latin word for “eastern”, referring to the distribution of the species in the easternmost flank of the Andes Mountains in S Peru.|