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Stenolepis ridleyi BOULENGER, 1887

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Higher TaxaGymnophthalmidae (Gymnophthalminae), Iphisini, Sauria, Gymnophthalmoidea, Squamata (lizards) 
Common NamesPernambuco Teiid 
SynonymStenolepis ridleyi BOULENGER 1887: 640
Stenolepis ridleyi — PETERS & DONOSO-BARROS 1970: 258
Stenolepis ridleyi — RODRIGUES et al. 2009 
DistributionBrazil (Pernambuco, Ceará)

Type locality: Igarassu (also spelled Iguarassu) forest, Pernambuco, Brazil.  
TypesType: BMNH 1946.8.31.65 (and possibly additional specimens). 
CommentType species: Stenolepis ridleyi BOULENGER 1887: 640 is the type species of the genus Stenolepis BOULENGER 1887 (or 1888). Castoe et al. (2004) give the year of description as 1888. 
  • Beolens, ; Bo; Michael Watkins, and Michael Grayson 2011. The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA - get paper here
  • Borges-Nojosa, D. M. & Caramaschi, U. 2003. Composição e análise comparativa da diversidade e das afinidades biogeográficas dos lagartos e anfisbenídeos (Squamata) dos brejos nordestinos. In: I.R. Leal, M. Tabarelli & J.M.C. Silva (eds.). Ecologia e conservação da Caatinga, pp. 181-236. Editora Universitária, Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, Recife, Brasil.
  • Boulenger, G.A. 1887. Description of a new genus of lizards of the family Teiidae. Proc. Zool. Soc. London 1887: 640 - get paper here
  • Castoe, T.A.; Doan, T.M. & Parkinson, C.L. 2004. Data partitions and complex models in Bayesian analysis: the phylogeny of Gymnophthalmid lizards. Systematic Biology 53 (3): 448-469 - get paper here
  • Rodrigues, M.T.; Cassimiro, J.; Pavan, D.; Curcio F.F.; kruth Verdade, V. & Machado Pellegrino, K.C. 2009. A New Genus of Microteiid Lizard from the Caparaó Mountains, Southeastern Brazil, with a Discussion of Relationships among Gymnophthalminae (Squamata). American Museum Novitates (3673): 1-28 - get paper here
  • Rodrigues, Miguel Trefaut; Katia Cristina Machado Pellegrino, Marianna Dixo, Vanessa Kruth Verdade, Dante Pavan, Antônio Jorge Suzart Argolo, and Jack W. Sites Jr. 2007. A new genus of microteiid lizard from the Atlantic forests of State of Bahia, Brazil, with a new generic name for Colobosaura mentalis, and a discussion of relationships among the Heterodactylini (Squamata, Gymnophthalmidae). American Museum novitates (3565): 1-27 - get paper here
  • Vanzolini, P.E. 1974. Ecological and geographical distribution of lizards in Pernambuco, northeastern Brasil (Sauria). Papeis Avulsos de Zool. 28(4): 61-90.
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