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Ptychoglossus myersi HARRIS, 1994

IUCN Red List - Ptychoglossus myersi - Least Concern, LC

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Higher TaxaAlopoglossidae, Sauria, Gymnophthalmoidea, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common Names 
SynonymPtychoglossus myersi HARRIS 1994: 250
Ptychoglossus myersi — KÖHLER 2000: 104 
DistributionS Panama, Colombia, NW Venezuela (Falcon, Aragua)

Type locality: cloud forest on the SE slope of Cerro Pirre, Serranía de Pirre, Darién Province, Panama. Map legend:
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Reproductionoviparous 
TypesHolotype: KU 96913 
Comment 
EtymologyNamed in honour of Charles W. Myers, collector of all the known specimens. 
References
  • Harris,D.M. 1994. Review of the teiid lizard genus Ptychoglossus. Herpetological Monographs 8: 226-275 - get paper here
  • Köhler, G. 2000. Reptilien und Amphibien Mittelamerikas, Bd 1: Krokodile, Schildkröten, Echsen. Herpeton Verlag, Offenbach, 158 pp.
  • Köhler, G. 2008. Reptiles of Central America. 2nd Ed. Herpeton-Verlag, 400 pp.
  • Sánchez-Pacheco, S. J., J. V. Rueda-Almonacid, J. R. Caicedo-Portilla & S. M. Souza 2016. First record of Leposoma caparensis from Colombia, with confirmation for the presence of Ptychoglossus myersi and P. plicatus (Squamata: Gymnophthalmidae). Salamandra 52 (1): 53-57 - get paper here
 
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