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Distribution

Continent: Middle-America South-America
Distribution: S Mexico, W Guatemala, Belize, Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama, Venezuela (Carabobo etc.), Colombia (North Coast of Colombia; Magdalena and Cauca Valley Rivers), Margarita I, Chacachacare Island  
Type locality: Nicaragua
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Source: The Reptile Database

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Type Information

Syntype for Gymnophthalmus speciosus sumichrasti
Catalog Number: USNM 30246
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Amphibians & Reptiles
Preparation: Ethanol
Locality: Tehuantepec, near Ventose Bay, Oaxaca, Mexico
  • Syntype: Cope, E. D. 1875. Journ. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philadelphia, Ser. 2. 8: 115.
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Syntype for Gymnophthalmus speciosus sumichrasti
Catalog Number: USNM 30245
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Amphibians & Reptiles
Preparation: Ethanol
Locality: Tehuantepec, near Ventose Bay, Oaxaca, Mexico
  • Syntype: Cope, E. D. 1875. Journ. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philadelphia, Ser. 2. 8: 115.
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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Statistics of barcoding coverage: Gymnophthalmus speciosus

Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLDS) Stats
Public Records: 0
Specimens with Barcodes: 1
Species With Barcodes: 1
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Wikipedia

Gymnophthalmus speciosus

The Golden Spectacled Tegu (Gymnophthalmus speciosus) is a microteiid lizard found in Mexico, Central America and Colombia.[1] It is a small, cylindrical lizard with a long tail and a tendency to reduced extremeties.[2]

References

  1. ^ Gymnophthalmus speciosus at the Reptile Database.
  2. ^ Munoz Chacon, Federico. 2001. Gymnophthalmus speciosus Hallowell 1861. INBio.
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