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Proctoporus rahmi (DE GRIJS, 1936)

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Higher TaxaGymnophthalmidae (Cercosaurinae), Sauria, Gymnophthalmoidea, Squamata (lizards)
Common NamesE: Rahm's Sun Tegus 
SynonymPrionodactylus rahmi DE GRIJS 1936
Euspondylus rahmi — PETERS & OREJAS-MIRANDA 1970: 121
Euspondylus rahmi — PRESCH 1978
Euspondylus rahmi — KÖHLER 2003
Proctoporus rahmi — TORRES-CARVAJAL et al. 2016 

Type locality: Andes of Cuzco, Peru  
TypesHolotype: lost, originally ZMH 5221 
EtymologyNamed after the collector, Peter Rahm. 
  • Beolens, Bo; Michael Watkins, and Michael Grayson 2011. The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA - get paper here
  • de Grijs,P. 1936. Prionodactylus rahmi, eine neue Eidechse aus den Anden. Zool. Anz. 116: 27-30
  • 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
  • Presch, W. 1978. Descriptions of the Hemipenial Morphology in Eight Species of Microteiid Lizards (Family Teiidae, Subfamily Gymnophthalminae) Herpetologica 34 (1): 108-112. - get paper here
  • Torres-Carvajal, Omar; Simón E. Lobos, Pablo J. Venegas, Germán Chávez, Vanessa Aguirre-Peñafiel, Daniel Zurita, Lourdes Y. Echevarría 2016. Phylogeny and biogeography of the most diverse clade of South American gymnophthalmid lizards (Squamata, Gymnophthalmidae, Cercosaurinae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 99: 63-75, doi:10.1016/j.ympev.2016.03.006 - get paper here
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