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Ptychoglossus gorgonae HARRIS, 1994

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Higher TaxaAlopoglossidae, Sauria, Gymnophthalmoidea, Squamata (lizards) 
Common Names 
SynonymPtychoglossus gorgonae HARRIS 1994: 244
Ptychoglossus gorgonae — TORRES-CARVAJAL 2001
Ptychoglossus gorgonae — CASTRO-HERRERA et al. 2012 
DistributionS Colombia (Pacific versant), Ecuador, Gorgona Idland, Gorgonilla Island

Type locality: Isla Gorgona, Cauca, Colombia [78° 09’ W, 03° 00’ N], 10 m elevation  
TypesHolotype: ICN-MHN = ICN 5644 
Etymologynamed after the type locality. 
  • Beolens, Bo; Michael Watkins, and Michael Grayson 2011. The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA - get paper here
  • CASTRO-HERRERA, FERNANDO; ANYELET VALENCIA-AGUILAR, DIEGO VILLAQUIRAN-Martínez 2012. Diversidad de Anfibios y Reptiles del Parque Nacional Natural Isla Gorgona Universidad del Valle, Santiago de Cali, Valle del Cauca, 112 pp. - get paper here
  • Harris,D.M. 1994. Review of the teiid lizard genus Ptychoglossus. Herpetological Monographs 8: 226-275 - 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
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