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

  • Santiago J. Sanchez-Pacheco Conservation International-Colombia; Research Associate
Keywords: Andes, Colombia, Gymnophthalmidae, South America, Squamata, Taxonomy

Abstract

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.

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Published
2010-01-01
How to Cite
Sanchez-Pacheco, S. (2010). Lectotype designation and redescription of the Gymnophthalmid lizard Riama columbiana (Andersson, 1914) with notes on the type Locality . Papéis Avulsos De Zoologia, 50(2), 31-41. https://doi.org/10.1590/S0031-10492010000200001
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naodefinida