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Lectotype designation and redescription of the Gymnophthalmid lizard Riama columbiana (Andersson, 1914) with notes on the type Locality

Santiago J. Sanchez-Pacheco


The poorly known Riama columbiana, Andean gymnophthalmid lizard from Colombia, is redescribed on the basis of syntypes and additional material. A lectotype is designated, its likely provenience is discussed, and its distribution and natural history are given.


Andes;Colombia;Gymnophthalmidae;South America;Squamata;Taxonomy

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0031-10492010000200001

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