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Riolama luridiventris ESQUEDA, LA MARCA & PRADERIO, 2004

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Higher TaxaGymnophthalmidae (Riolaminae), Sauria, Gymnophthalmoidea, Squamata (lizards) 
Common Names 
SynonymRiolama luridiventris ESQUEDA, LA MARCA & PRADERIO 2004 
DistributionVenezuela (Amazonas)

Type locality: Cumbre del Cerro Marahuaca, Parque Nacional Duida-Marahuaca, Municipio Atabapo, Estado Amazonas, Venezuela, 2480 m [elevation] Map legend:
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TypesHolotype: ULABG 4584 
Etymologynamed after its pale yellow belly (Latin ”venter” and, “luridus” = pale yellow). 
  • Esqueda, L.F.; La Marca, E. & Praderio, M.J. 2004. Una nueva especie de lagarto altotepuyano del género Riolama (Squamata: Gymnophthalmidae) del Cerro Marahuaca, Estado Amazonas, Venezuela. Herpetotropicos 1 (2): 11-17 - get paper here
  • RIVAS, GILSON A.; CÉSAR R. MOLINA, GABRIEL N. UGUETO, TITO R. BARROS, CÉSAR L. BAR- RIO-AMORÓS & PHILIPPE J. R. KOK 2012. Reptiles of Venezuela: an updated and commented checklist. Zootaxa 3211: 1–64 - get paper here
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