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15 September 2006 A New Riparian Gymnophthalmid (Squamata) from Guyana
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We describe a new species of riparian gymnophthalmid from Guyana characterized by striated rostral and mental scales, three rows of scales of subequal size between the rostral and frontal scales, and the absence of a unpaired median postmental. The new taxon shares derived features with species in Echinosaura, Neusticurus, Potamites, and Teuchocercus, including heterogeneous and heavily keeled body squamation, an elongate snout, and gracile limbs.

2006 by the American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists
Maureen A. Donnelly, Ross D. MacCulloch, Cristina A. Ugarte, and David Kizirian "A New Riparian Gymnophthalmid (Squamata) from Guyana," Copeia 2006(3), 396-403, (15 September 2006). https://doi.org/10.1643/0045-8511(2006)2006[396:ANRGSF]2.0.CO;2
Received: 18 July 2005; Accepted: 1 May 2006; Published: 15 September 2006
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