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Riama stigmatoral (KIZIRIAN, 1996)

IUCN Red List - Riama stigmatoral - Vulnerable, VU

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Higher TaxaGymnophthalmidae (Cercosaurinae), Sauria, Gymnophthalmoidea, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common Names 
SynonymProctoporus stigmatoral KIZIRIAN 1996
Proctoporus stigmatoral — DOAN & SCHARGEL 2003
Riama stigmatoral — DOAN & CASTOE 2005 
DistributionEcuador (Morona-Santiago), elevation 2195–2286 m

Type locality: Pailas, a tambo on the trail between Sevilla de Oro and Méndez, on the eastern or notheastern facing slope, Morona-Santiago, Ecuador Map legend:
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Reproductionoviparous 
TypesHolotype: USNM 229646 
Comment 
EtymologyThe specific epithet, stigmatoral, is an noun in apposition formed from the Greek noun stigma, -tos, mean- ing spot, and the Latin noun toral, -alis, meaning valance. The name refers to the ventrolaterally positioned spots characteristic of this species. 
References
  • AGUIRRE-PEÑAFIEL, VANESSA; OMAR TORRES-CARVAJAL, PEDRO M. SALES NUNES, MIKA R. PECK & SIMON T. MADDOCK 2014. A new species of Riama Gray, 1858 (Squamata: Gymnophthalmidae) from the Tropical Andes. Zootaxa 3866 (2): 246–260 - get paper here
  • Doan, T. M. & Castoe, T.A. 2005. Phylogenetic taxonomy of the Cercosaurini (Squamata: Gymnophthalmidae), with new genera for species of Neusticurus and Proctoporus. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 143: 405–416.
  • Doan, T.M. 2003. A south-to-north biogeographic hypothesis for Andean speciation: evidence from the lizard genus Proctoporus (Reptilia, Gymnophthalmidae). Journal of Biogeography 30: 361–374
  • Doan, T.M. & Schargel, W.E. 2003. Bridging the gap in Proctoporus distribution: a new species (Squamata: Gymnophthalmidae) from the Andes of Venezuela. Herpetologica 59 (1): 68-75 - get paper here
  • Kizirian, D. A. 1996. A review of Ecuadorian Proctoporus (Squamata: Gymnophthalmidae) with descriptions of nine new species. Herpetological Monographs 10: 85-155 - get paper here
  • 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 J. Herp. 7 (3): 259-275 - get paper here
  • Sánchez-Pacheco, Santiago J.; David A. Kizirian, and Pedro M. Sales Nunes 2011. A New Species of Riama from Ecuador Previously Referred to as Riama hyposticta (Boulenger, 1902) (Squamata: Gymnophthalmidae). American Museum Novitates (3719): 1-15 - get paper here
 
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