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Taxonomy of the family Gymnophthalmidae
Bibliography of the genus Echinosaura
Biodiversity of the family Gymnophthalmidae








Genus
Echinosaura

Southern Rough Tejus

Südliche Stacheltejus

Sydlige Barktejuer

1890 Echinosaura Boulenger (type species: Echinosaura horrida Boulenger 1890)
1969 Teuchocercus Fritts & Smith (type species: Teuchocercus keyi Fritts & Smith 1969; syn. Torres-Carvajal, Lobos, Venegas, Chávez, Aguirre-Peñafiel, Zurita & Echevarría 2016)
Contents: 6 species, of which 3 (50.0%) are endemic.
Remarks: Previously included Centrosaura apodema and Rheosaurus sulcarostrum.
Distribution: Colombia (incl. Gorgona Island), Ecuador, Panama.

Echinosaura brachycephala

Short-headed Rough Teju, Blunt Hedgehog Lizard

Kurzkopf-Stachelteju

Korthovedet Barkteju

2004 Echinosaura brachycephala Köhler, Böhme & Schmitz

Distribution: Ecuador.


Echinosaura horrida

Ecuadorian Rough Teju

Ecuadorianische Stachelteju

Ecuadoriansk Barkteju

1890 Echinosaura horrida Boulenger
1944 Echinosaura centralis Dunn (Peters & Donoso-Barros 1970)

Remarks: Previously included palmeri and panamensis (e.g. Uzzell 1965; Peters & Donoso-Barros 1970) which were revalidated by Fritts, Almendáriz & Samec (2002).
Distribution: Colombia (incl. Gorgona Island), Ecuador.


Echinosaura keyi

Armor-tailed Rough Teju

Panzerschwanz-Stachelteju

Panserhalet Barkteju

1969 Teuchocercus keyi Fritts & Smith
2016 Echinosaura keyi Torres-Carvajal, Lobos, Venegas, Chávez, Aguirre-Peñafiel, Zurita & Echevarría 2016

Distribution: Ecuador.


Echinosaura orcesi

Rio Anchicaya Rough Teju

Rio Anchicaya-Stachelteju

Rio Anchicaya-barkteju

2002 Echinosaura orcesi Fritts, Almendáriz & Samec

Distribution: Colombia, Ecuador.


Echinosaura palmeri

Colombian Rough Teju

Kolumbianische Stachelteju

Colombiansk Barkteju

1911 Echinosaura palmeri Boulenger
Echinosaura horrida palmeri Uzzell 1965

Remarks: Previously regarded as a subspecies of horrida (e.g. Uzzell 1965; Peters & Donoso-Barros 1970). Revalidated by Fritts, Almendáriz & Samec (2002).
Distribution: Colombia, Panama.


Echinosaura panamensis

Panamanian Rough Teju

Panamaische Stachelteju

Panamansk Barkteju

1924 Echinosaura panamensis Barbour
Echinosaura horrida panamensis Uzzell 1965

Remarks: Previously regarded as a subspecies of horrida (e.g. Uzzell 1965; Peters & Donoso-Barros 1970). Revalidated by Fritts, Almendáriz & Samec (2002).
Distribution: Panama.