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Diploglossus millepunctatus O'SHAUGHNESSY, 1874

IUCN Red List - Diploglossus millepunctatus - Least Concern, LC

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Higher TaxaDiploglossidae, Diploglossa, Anguimorpha, Sauria, Squamata (lizards)
Common NamesE: Dotted Galliwasp
G: Gepunktete Gallwespenschleiche 
SynonymDiploglossus millepunctatus O'SHAUGHNESSY 1874: 301
Diploglossus millepunctatus — BOULENGER 1885: 288
Celestus hancocki — SLEVIN 1928: 682
Celestus hancocki — BANNING 1933: 7
Diploglossus millepunctatus — PETERS et al. 1970: 109
Diploglossus millepunctatus — VALENCIA-ZULETA et al. 2014
Diploglossus millepunctatus — SCHOOLS & HEDGES 2021 
DistributionColombia (incl. Valle del Cauca, Malpelo Island)

Type locality: “Northwest coast of America”  
TypesHolotype: CAS 62582 
CommentAbundance: only known from the type locality (Meiri et al. 2017). 
  • Banning, Geroge Hugh 1933. Hancock Expedition to the Galapagos Islands, 1933: General Report. Bulletins of the Zoological Society of San Diego (10): 1-30 - get paper here
  • 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
  • Good D A 1992. Clarification of the type locality of Diploglossus millepunctatus O'Shaughnessy (Squamata: Anguidae). Archives of Natural History 19 (2): 261-263. - get paper here
  • Langner, Ch. 2019. Ich komme Dir auf die Schliche! Verkanntes Schleichenvolk – die interessanten Echsen der Familie Anguidae. Reptilia (Münster) 24 (136): 16-27 - get paper here
  • Meiri, Shai; Aaron M. Bauer, Allen Allison, Fernando Castro-Herrera, Laurent Chirio, Guarino Colli, Indraneil Das, Tiffany M. Doan, Frank Glaw, Lee L. Grismer, Marinus Hoogmoed, Fred Kraus, Matthew LeBreton, Danny Meirte, Zoltán T. Nagy, Cristiano d 2017. Extinct, obscure or imaginary: the lizard species with the smallest ranges. Diversity and Distributions - get paper here
  • Merz, Stefan 2017. Malpelo – winzige Felseninsel im Pazifik. Terraria-Elaphe 2017 (4): 50-55 - get paper here
  • O’Shaughnessy,A.W.E. 1874. A description of a new species of Scincidae in the collection of the British Museum. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (4) 13: 298-301 - 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
  • SCHOOLS, MOLLY & S. BLAIR HEDGES 2021. Phylogenetics, classification, and biogeography of the Neotropical forest lizards (Squamata, Diploglossidae). Zootaxa 4974 (2): 201–257 - get paper here
  • Slevin, Joseph Richard 1928. Description of a new species of lizard from Malpelo Island. Proc. Cal. Acad. Sci. 26 (21): 681-684 - get paper here
  • Valencia-Zuleta A, Jaramillo-Martínez AF, Echeverry-Bocanegra A, Viáfara-Vega R, Hernández-Córdoba O, Cardona-Botero VE, Gutiérrez-Zúñiga J, Castro-Herrera F. 2014. Conservation status of the herpetofauna, protected areas, and current problems in Valle del Cauca, Colombia. Amphibian & Reptile Conservation 8 (2): 1–18 (e87) - get paper here
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