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Lepidoblepharis buchwaldi WERNER, 1910

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Higher TaxaSphaerodactylidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos)
Common Names 
SynonymLepidoblepharis buchwaldi WERNER 1910: 8
Lepidoblepharis buchwaldi — KLUGE 1993
Lepidoblepharis buchwaldi — RÖSLER 2000: 90 

Type locality: Hacienda/Clementina, Babahoyo, Ecuador  
TypesSyntypes ZMH R04349-4350 (formerly no. 3388). Comments: very bad condition, dried, tails autotomized. 
EtymologyNamed after Otto von Buchwald (1843-1934) was an engineer, anthropologist, ethnographer, and philologist who spoke at least 12 languages and understood more. He left Germany for Peru (1869), where he studied early civilizations, leaving for California (1887) but never arriving, as he stopped offin Ecuador and was persuaded to stay to study indigenous dialects. 
  • Beolens, Bo; Michael Watkins, and Michael Grayson 2011. The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA - get paper here
  • CALDERÓN-ESPINOSA, MARTHA LUCIA & GUIDO FABIAN MEDINA-RANGEL 2016. A new Lepidoblepharis lizard (Squamata: Sphaerodactylidae) from the Colombian Guyana shield. . Zootaxa 4067 (2): 215–232 - get paper here
  • Rösler, H. 2000. Kommentierte Liste der rezent, subrezent und fossil bekannten Geckotaxa (Reptilia: Gekkonomorpha). Gekkota 2: 28-153
  • Torres-Carvajal O, Pazmiño-Otamendi G, Salazar-Valenzuela D. 2019. Reptiles of Ecuador: a resource-rich portal, with a dynamic checklist and photographic guides. Amphibian & Reptile Conservation 13 (1): [General Section]: 209–229 (e178) - get paper here
  • Vanzolini P E 1978. Lepidoblepharis in Amazonia (Sauria, Gekkonidae). Pap. Avul. Zool., Sao Paulo 31(13) 1978: 203-211
  • Werner,F. 1910. Über neue oder seltene Reptilien des Naturhistorischen Museums in Hamburg. ii. Eidechsen. Jahrb. Hamburg. Wiss. Anst., vol. 27 (1909), suppl. no. 2, 1910, pp. 1-46; reprinted: 1910, Mitteil. Naturhist. Mus. Hamburg, vol. 27: 205-) - get paper here
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