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Euspondylus simonsii BOULENGER, 1901

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Higher TaxaGymnophthalmidae (Cercosaurinae), Sauria, Gymnophthalmoidea, Squamata (lizards)
Common NamesE: Simons'Sun Tegus 
SynonymEuspondylus Simonsii BOULENGER 1901: 549
Euspondylus simonsii — PETERS & DONOSO-BARROS 1970: 121
Euspondylus simonsii — KÖHLER 2003 
DistributionPeru (Huánuco)

Type locality: Puntoyacu, Río Perené, Peru, 5000 ft.  
TypesHolotype: BMNH 1946.8.2.3 
  • Beolens, Bo; Michael Watkins, and Michael Grayson 2011. The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA - get paper here
  • Boulenger, George A. 1901. Further descriptions of new reptiles collected by Mr. P. O. Simons in Peru and Bolivia. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (7) 7 (42): 546-549 - get paper here
  • Köhler, G. 2003. Two new species of Euspondylus (Squamata: Gymnophthalmidae) from Peru. Salamandra 39 (1): 5-20 - 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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