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Ctenoblepharys adspersa (TSCHUDI, 1845)

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Higher TaxaLiolaemidae, Iguania, Sauria, Squamata (lizards)
Common Names 
SynonymCt.[enoblepharys] adspersa TSCHUDI 1845
Ctenoblepharis adspersus — BOULENGER 1885: 136
Ctenoblepharis adspersus — PETERS & DONOSO-BARROS 1970: 103
Ctenoblepharys adspersa — ETHERIDGE 1995 
DistributionPeru (coastal desert from Huacho south)

Type locality: Hacienda Acaray, near Huacho, Peru.  
TypesLectotype: MHNN 2291.1, designated lectotype by Ortiz 1989: 50; paralectotype: MHNN 2291.2 (Neuchatel), and one specimen exchanged to Naturhist. Mus. Wien (NMW). 
CommentType species: Ctenoblepharys adspersa TSCHUDI 1845 is the type species of the genus Ctenoblepharys TSCHUDI 1845. 
  • Boulenger, G.A. 1885. Catalogue of the lizards in the British Museum (Natural History). Vol. 2, Second edition. London, xiii+497 pp. - get paper here
  • Chavez, G. & A. P. Mendoza 2011. Überleben im Sand - Eine Exkursion in die peruanische Wüste. Reptilia (Münster) 16 (92): 40-46 - get paper here
  • Donoso-Barros, R. 1955. El género Ctenoblepharis Tschudi, en Chile (Reptilia, Squamata, Iguanidae). Investigaciones Zoológicas Chilenas 4: 253-257.
  • Donoso-Barros, R. 1971. The genera Ctenoblepharis and Phrynosaura. Herpetological Review 3 (5): 85 - get paper here
  • Etheridge,R. 1995. Redescription of Ctenoblepharys adspersa Tschudi, 1845, and the Taxonomy of Liolaeminae (Reptilia: Squamata: Tropiduridae). American Museum Novitates 3142: 1-34 - get paper here
  • Gemel, R.; G. Gassner & S. Schweiger 2019. Katalog der Typen der Herpetologischen Sammlung des Naturhistorischen Museums Wien – 2018. Ann. Naturhist. Mus. Wien, B 121: 33–248
  • Ortiz J C 1989. Catalogue des types du musée d’histoire naturelle de Neuchatel III. Sauriens. Bulletin de la Societe neuchateloise des Sciences naturelles 112: 47-64 - get paper here
  • Peters, James A. & Donoso-Barros, Roberto 1970. Catalogue of the Neotropical Squamata: Part II. Lizards and Amphisbaenians. Bull. US Natl. Mus. 297: 293 pp. - get paper here
  • Tschudi,J. J. von 1845. Reptilium conspectum quae in republica Peruana reperiuntur er pleraque observata vel collecta sunt in itenere. Archiv für Naturgeschichte 11 (1): 150-170 [reprint 1968, SSAR; sometimes cited as being published in 1846]. - get paper here
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