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Riama aurea SÁNCHEZ-PARECO, AGUIRRE-PENAFIEL & TORRES-CARVAJAL, 2012

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Higher TaxaGymnophthalmidae (Cercosaurinae), Sauria, Gymnophthalmoidea, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common Names 
SynonymRiama aurea SÁNCHEZ-PARECO, AGUIRRE-PENAFIEL & TORRES-CARVAJAL 2012 
DistributionEcuador

Type locality: ECUADOR: El Oro: Guanazán, 2789 m elevation. Map legend:
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Reproduction 
TypesHolotype: QCAZ 07886
Paratypes: El Panecillo, 2775 m (QCAZ 09649-50); Guishaguiña, Zaruma (EPNH 06196); 
Comment 
Etymologythe specific epithet, to be treated as an indeclinable word, is an adjective derived from the Latin word aurum, meaning gold, and refers to the provenance of the species, El Oro province. 
References
  • Sánchez-Pacheco, S. , Aguirre-Peñafiel, V. , Torres-Carvajal, O. 2012. Lizards of the genus Riama (Squamata: Gymnophthalmidae): the diversity in southern Ecuador revisited. South American Journal of Herpetology 7 (3): 259-275 - get paper here
 
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