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Euspondylus nellycarrillae KÖHLER & LEHR, 2004

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Higher TaxaGymnophthalmidae (Cercosaurinae), Sauria, Gymnophthalmoidea, Squamata (lizards)
Common Names 
SynonymEuspondylus nellycarrillae KÖHLER & LEHR 2004 
DistributionPeru (Huánuco)

Type locality: Peru, Dpartamento de Huánuco, Chaglla, 2980 m elevation (9° 49’ 48’’ S, 75° 53’ 32’’ W).  
TypesHolotype: SMF 80104, paratypes: MTD, SMF, MUSM (= MHNSM) 
EtymologyNamed after Nelly Carrillo de Espinoza in recognition of her contributions to the knowledge of Peruvian herpetology. 
  • Beolens, Bo; Michael Watkins, and Michael Grayson 2011. The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA - get paper here
  • Köhler, G. and E. Lehr 2004. Comments on Euspondylus and Proctoporus (Squamata: Gymnophthalmidae) from Peru, with the description of three new species and a key to the Peruvian species. Herpetologica 60 (4):501-518 - get paper here
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