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Ptychoglossus bicolor (WERNER, 1916)

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Higher TaxaAlopoglossidae, Sauria, Gymnophthalmoidea, Squamata (lizards) 
Common NamesWerner's Largescale Lizard 
SynonymGonioptychus bicolor WERNER 1916: 306
Proctoporus bicolor — BURT & BURT 1931
Ptychoglossus bicolor — UZZELL 1958
Ptychoglossus bicolor — PETERS et al. 1970: 244
Ptychoglossus bicolor — HARRIS 1994: 234
Ptychoglossus bicolor — MEZA-JOYA et al. 2014 
DistributionColombia (upper Magdalena Velley, elevation between 1500 and 2100 m)

Type locality: Cañon del Tolima, Colombia.  
TypesHolotype: MZM (Landesmuseum Brno, Czechoslovakia (unlocated) 
  • Harris,D.M. 1994. Review of the teiid lizard genus Ptychoglossus. Herpetological Monographs 8: 226-275 - get paper here
  • Meza-Joya, Fabio Leonardo; Eliana Ramos-Pallares, Carlos Hernández-Jaimes. 2014. Ptychoglossus bicolor (Werner 1916). Lagarto de Werner, lagarto pechirrojo. Catálogo de Anfibios y Reptiles de Colombia 2 (2): 24-29 - get paper here
  • Peters, James A. & Donoso-Barros, Roberto 1970. Catalogue of the Neotropical Squamata: Part II. Lizards and Amphisbaenians. Bull. US Natl. Mus. 297: 293 pp. - get paper here
  • Rodríguez, N.C. & Galeano, M.Á.M. 2017. Ptychoglossus bicolor (Werner's Large-scaled Lizard) Predation. Herpetological Review 48 (3): 658-659. - get paper here
  • Uzzell, Thomas M., Jr 1958. Generic status of the Teiid lizard Gonioptychus bicolor Werner. Occasional Papers of the Museum of Zoology, University of Michigan (592): 1-4
  • Werner,F. 1916. Bemerkungen über einige niedere Wirbeltiere der Anden von Kolumbien mit Beschreibungen neuer Arten. Zool. Anz. 47: 301-311 - get paper here
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