Lepidoblepharis miyatai LAMAR, 1985
Can you confirm these amateur observations of Lepidoblepharis miyatai?
|Higher Taxa||Sphaerodactylidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos)|
|Synonym||Lepidoblepharis miyatai LAMAR 1985|
Lepidoblepharis miyatai — KLUGE 1993
Lepidoblepharis miyatai — RÖSLER 2000: 90
Type locality: Colombia, Magdalena, Ancon Guairara.
Type locality: Ancón Guairaca (= Bahia Gairaca= Ensenada de Gayraca), Departamento de Magdalena, Colombia (11°20' N, 74°07' W), at sea level.
|Types||Holotype: UTA-11004, adult male, 20.0 mm SVL with tail broken, University of Texas at Arlington Collection of Vertebrates|
(Figs. 1A, 2, 3A), collected by Federico Medem and Carlos A. Velasquez, 12 August 1964; paratypes: UTA, MCZ
|Comment||Abundance: only known from the type locality (Meiri et al. 2017).|
|Etymology||Named for the late Kenneth Miyata (1951-1983), in recognition of his herpetological abilities and as a token of the esteem in which he is held by all who knew him. A short obituary was published by the Washington Post on 23 Oct 1983.|
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