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








Genus
Proctoporus

Lightbulb Tejus, Lightbulb Lizards

Leuchttejus

Lygtetejuer*

1845 Proctoporus Tschudi (type species: Proctoporus pachyurus Tschudi 1845)
1879 Emphrassotis O'Shaughnessy (type species: Emphrassotis simoterus O'Shaughnessy 1879; syn. Boulenger 1885)
1969 Opipeuter Uzzell (type species: Opipeuter xestus Uzzell 1969; syn. Goicoechea, Padial, Chaparro, Castroviejo-Fischer & Riva 2012)
Contents: 16 species, of which 13 (81.3%) are endemic.
Remarks: Previously included Oreosaurus, Riama, and the species now assigned to Andinosaura. Includes xestus, previously placed in a separate genus, Opipeuter, and chasqui, originally placed in Euspondylus. Formerly included also Riama cephalolineata.
Distribution: Argentina, Bolivia, Peru, Venezuela.

Proctoporus bolivianus

Bolivian Lightbulb Teju

Bolivianische Leuchtteju*

Boliviansk Lygteteju*

1910 Proctoporus bolivianus Werner
1914 Proctoporus longicaudatus Andersson 1914 (Uzzell 1970; Goicoechea, Padial, Chaparro, Castroviejo-Fisher & Riva 2013)
2005 Proctoporus subsolanus Doan, Castoe & Arizábal Arriaga (Goicoechea, Padial, Chaparro, Castroviejo-Fisher & Riva 2012, 2013)

Remarks: Previously included lacertus and the populations now known as carabaya, iridescens, and kiziriani (Goicoechea, Padial, Chaparro, Castroviejo-Fisher & Riva 2013).
Distribution: Bolivia, Peru.


Proctoporus carabaya

Carabaya Lightbulb Teju*

Carabaya-Leuchtteju*

Carabaya-lygteteju*

2013 Proctoporus carabaya Goicoechea, Padial, Chaparro, Castroviejo-Fisher & Riva

Distribution: Peru.


Proctoporus chasqui

Ayacucho Lightbulb Teju*

Ayacucho-Leuchtteju*

Ayacucho-lygteteju*

2011 Euspondylus chasqui Chavez, Siu-Ting, Duran & Venegas
Proctoporus chasqui Goicoechea, Padial, Chaparro, Castroviejo-Fischer & Riva 2012

Distribution: Peru.


Proctoporus guentheri

Sorata Lightbulb Teju*

Sorata-Leuchtteju*

Sorata-lygteteju*

1891 Oreosaurus guentheri Boettger
Proctoporus guentheri Peters & Donoso-Barros 1970
1902 Oreosaurus ocellifer Boulenger (Peters & Donoso-Barros 1970)
1920 Oreosaurus anomalus Barbour & Noble (Peters & Donoso-Barros 1970)

Distribution: Bolivia, Peru.


Proctoporus iridescens

Iridescent Lightbulb Teju*

Irisierende Leuchtteju*

Iriserende Lygteteju*

2013 Proctoporus iridescens Goicoechea, Padial, Chaparro, Castroviejo-Fisher & Riva

Distribution: Peru.


Proctoporus kiziriani

Quispicanchi Lightbulb Teju*

Quispicanchi-Leuchtteju*

Quispicanchi-lygteteju*

2013 Proctoporus kiziriani Goicoechea, Padial, Chaparro, Castroviejo-Fisher & Riva

Distribution: Peru.


Proctoporus lacertus

Tincochaca Lightbulb Teju*

Tincochaca-Leuchtteju*

Tincochaca-lygteteju*

1913 Oreosaurus lacertus Stejneger
Proctoporus lacertus Goicoechea, Padial, Chaparro, Castroviejo-Fisher & Riva 2013
1920 Proctoporus obesus Barbour & Noble (Goicoechea, Padial, Chaparro, Castroviejo-Fisher & Riva 2013)

Remarks: Previously regarded as a synonym of bolivianus (e.g., Uzzell 1970). Revalidated by Goicoechea, Padial, Chaparro, Castroviejo-Fisher & Riva (2013).
Distribution: Peru.


Proctoporus laudahnae

Huánuco Highland Lizard*

Huánuco-Hochland-Brillenteju*

Huánuco-højlandsbrilleteju*

2004 Proctoporus laudahnae Köhler & Lehr
Riama laudahnae Doan & Castoe 2005

Remarks: Transferred back to Proctoporus by Torres-Carvajal, Lobos, Venegas, Chávez, Aguirre-Peñafiel, Zurita & Echevarría (2016).
Distribution: Peru.


Proctoporus machupicchu

Machu Picchu Lightbulb Teju*, Machu Picchu Andean Lizard

Machu-Picchu-Leuchtteju*

Machu Picchu-lygteteju*

2015 Proctoporus machupicchu Mamani, Goicoechea & Chaparro

Distribution: Peru.


Proctoporus oreades

Pasco Lightbulb Teju*

Pasco-Leuchtteju*

Pasco-lygteteju*

2011 Euspondylus oreades Chavez, Siu-Ting, Duran & Venegas
Proctoporus oreades Torres-Carvajal, Lobos, Venegas, Chávez, Aguirre-Peñafiel, Zurita & Echevarría 2016

Distribution: Peru.


Proctoporus pachyurus

Thick-tailed Lightbulb Teju*

Dickschwanz-Leuchtteju*

Tykhalet Lygteteju*

1845 Proctoporus pachyurus Tschudi

Distribution: Peru.


Proctoporus rahmi

Cusco Lightbulb Teju*

Cusco-Leuchtteju*

Cusco-lygteteju*

1936 Prionodactylus rahmi Grijs
Euspondylus rahmi Peters & Donoso-Barros 1970
Proctoporus rahmi Torres-Carvajal, Lobos, Venegas, Chávez, Aguirre-Peñafiel, Zurita & Echevarría 2016

Distribution: Peru.


Proctoporus spinalis

Huancabamba Lightbulb Teju*

Huancabamba-Leuchtteju*

Huancabamba-lygteteju*

1911 Prionodactylus spinalis Boulenger
Euspondylus spinalis Burt & Burt 1933*
Proctoporus spinalis Torres-Carvajal, Lobos, Venegas, Chávez, Aguirre-Peñafiel, Zurita & Echevarría 2016

Distribution: Peru.


Proctoporus sucullucu

Urubamba Lightbulb Teju*

Urubamba-Leuchtteju*

Urubamba-lygteteju*

2003 Proctoporus sucullucu Doan & Castoe

Distribution: Peru.


Proctoporus unsaacae

Calca Lightbulb Teju*

Calca-Leuchtteju*

Calca-lygteteju*

2003 Proctoporus unsaacae Doan & Castoe

Distribution: Peru.


Proctoporus xestus

Incachaca Lightbulb Teju*

Incachaca-Leuchtteju*

Incachaca-lygteteju*

1969 Opipeuter xestus Uzzell
Proctoporus xestus Goicoechea, Padial, Chaparro, Castroviejo-Fischer & Riva 2012

Distribution: Argentina, Bolivia.