Celestus microblepharis (UNDERWOOD, 1959)
Can you confirm these amateur observations of Celestus microblepharis?
|Higher Taxa||Diploglossidae, Diploglossa, Anguimorpha, Sauria, Squamata (lizards)|
|Common Names||E: Small-eyed Galliwasp, Tiny Eyelid Galliwasp|
|Synonym||Diploglossus microblepharis UNDERWOOD 1959: 2|
Celestus microblepharis — SCHWARTZ & HENDERSON 1991: 377
Celestus microblepharis — WILSON 2011
Celestus microblepharis — SCHOOLS & HEDGES 2021
Type locality: Boscobel, St. Mary, Jamaica, West Indies
|Types||Holotype: MCZ 55764|
|Diagnosis||Description: (femare and only known specimen) 87 mm; limbs short; nasal excluded from rostral; frontal broader than long; dorsals striate and keeled; caudals keeled; ventrals smooth, 109 between mental and vent; 43 scales around midbody; angular subocular between supralabials 5 and 6; 11-12 fourth toe lamellae. General coloration medium brown; top of head uniform brown; neck and back speckled brown, speckles arranged in abolt '20 c'nevnms pointing posteriorly; speckling fades abruptly on sides above ear opening, flanks, and groin; speckling less regular on tail; upper and outer sides of limbs and feet speckled; inner face of thigh darker brown; supralabials white with brown spots; infralabials with few spots; throat white (Schwartz & Henderson 1991: 377).|
|Comment||For illustrations see Underwood, 1959.|
Abundance: only known from the type specimen (Meiri et al. 2017).