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Teius suquiensis AVILA & MARTORI, 1991

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Higher TaxaTeiidae, Teiinae, Gymnophthalmoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards)
Common Names 
SynonymTeius suquiensis AVILA & MARTORI 1991
Teius suquiensis — CABRERA 2007
Teius suquiensis — HARVEY et al. 2012 
DistributionArgentina (Cordoba, Santiago del Estero, Santa Fe)

Type locality: Bialet Massé (Villa Caeiro), Depto. Punilla, Prov. Córdoba, Argentina  
Reproductionparthenogenetic species. 
TypesHolotype: FML 02537; paratypes: UNRC-DCN-ZV, FML 
CommentDistribution: see map in Cacciali et al. 2016: Fig. 1. 
EtymologyNamed after the type locality, Rio Suquia (formerly Rio Primero), where the species was first discovered. 
  • Avila L J; Martori R A 1991. A unisexual species of Teius Merrem 1820 (Sauria Teiidae) from central Argentina. Tropical Zoology 4 (2): 193-201 - get paper here
  • Avila, Luciano J. 1995. Teius suquiensis: Ampliación de su distribución geográfica y primera cita para la Provincia de Santa Fe. Cuadernos de Herpetologia 9 (1): 57-58 - get paper here
  • AVILA, LUCIANO JAVIER; LORENA ELIZABETH MARTINEZ & MARIANA MORANDO 2013. Checklist of lizards and amphisbaenians of Argentina: an update. Zootaxa 3616 (3): 201–238 - get paper here
  • Brizuela, S. and A.M. Albino 2009. The dentition of the Neotropical lizard genus Teius Merrem 1820 (Squamata Teiidae). Tropical Zoology 22: 183-193 - get paper here
  • Cabrera, Mario R. 2007. Reptilia, Squamata, Teiidae, Teius suquiensis: New evidence of recent expansion of this parthenogenetic lizard? Check List 3 (3): 180-184 - get paper here
  • Cacciali, PIER; MARIANA Morando, Gunther Köhler, Luciano Avila 2016. On the distribution of the genus Teius Merrem, 1820 (Reptilia: Squamata: Teiidae) . Zootaxa 4136 (3): 491–514 - get paper here
  • Cespedez, Jorge; Pier Cacciali, Martha Motte, Juan Cespedez 2017. Teius suquiensis AVILA & MATORI, 1991, from Santiago del Estero, Argentina: first record and potential case of range extension. Herpetozoa 30 (1/2): 76 - 78 - get paper here
  • Grierson, Maria Cecilia; Rimoldi, Pablo Guillermo 2020. Teius suquiensis: extension of its geographical distribution and first record for the pampean eco-region (Southern Santa Fe Province, Argentina). Cuad. herp. 34 (1): - 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
  • Minoli, Ignacio; Pier Cacciali, Mariana Morando and Luciano Javier Avila 2019. Predicting spatial and temporal effects of climate change on the South American lizard genus Teius (Squamata: Teiidae). Amphibia-Reptilia 40 (3): 313–326 - get paper here
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