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Holcosus niceforoi (DUNN, 1943)

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Higher TaxaTeiidae, Teiinae, Gymnophthalmoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards)
Common Names 
SynonymAmeiva festiva niceforoi DUNN 1943
Ameiva festiva niceforoi — PETERS et al. 1970: 22
Ameiva niceforoi — ECHTERNACHT 1970
Holcosus niceforoi — HARVEY et al. 2012 
DistributionColombia (Tolima)

Type locality: Sasaima, 75 km NW of Bogotá, Colombia, elevation 1200 m.  
TypesHolotype: ANSP 24300 
EtymologyNamed after the collector of the type, Hermano Niceforó Maria. 
  • Beolens, Bo; Michael Watkins, and Michael Grayson 2011. The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA - get paper here
  • Dunn,E.R. 1943. A new race of Ameiva festiva from Colombia. Notulae Naturae (Philadelphia) 126: 1-2
  • Echternacht, Arthur C. 1970. Taxonomic and ecological notes on some Middle and South American lizards of the genus Ameiva (Teiidae). Breviora (354): 1-9 - get paper here
  • HARVEY, MICHAEL B.; GABRIEL N. UGUETO & RONALD L. GUTBERLET, Jr. 2012. Review of Teiid Morphology with a Revised Taxonomy and Phylogeny of the Teiidae (Lepidosauria: Squamata). Zootaxa 3459: 1–156 - get paper here
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