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Sphenomorphus rarus MYERS & DONNELLY, 1991

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Higher TaxaScincidae, Sphenomorphinae (Sphenomorphini), Scincoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards)
Common Names 
SynonymSphenomorphus rarus MYERS & DONNELLY 1991
Sphenomorphus rarus — KÖHLER 2000: 93
Sphenomorphus rarus — KÖHLER 2008: 165
Scincella rarus — LINKEM, DIESMOS & BROWN 2011 
DistributionW Panama

Type locality: SW headwaters of Río Guabo, 780 m elevation, 8° 47’ W, 82° 11’ W, Bocas del Toro, Panama.  
TypesHolotype: AMNH 129836 
CommentSynonymy: Scincella rarus (MYERS & DONNELLY 1991) is a homonym of Scincella rara (DAREVSKY & ORLOV 1997). 
  • 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.
  • Myers, C W. Donnelly M A. 1991. The lizard genus Sphenomorphus (Scincidae) in Panama with description of a new species. American Museum Novitates (3027): 1-12. - get paper here
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