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Two new species of hylid frogs, genus Osteocephalus, from Amazonian Ecuador
We describe two new species of treefrogs of the genus Osteocephalus from primary forests in northeastern Amazonian Ecuador. One is a small to medium-sized species without or with only few eat dorsal
A new species of Noblella (Anura: Craugastoridae) from the Amazonian Slopes of the Ecuadorian Andes with Ccomments on Noblella lochites (Lynch).
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A new species of Noblella lochites is described from wet, montane forest at the Sardinayacu Lake Complex between 1600-1920 m elevation in Morona Santiago, Ecuador.
A New Species of Echinosaura (Gymnophthalmidae) from Ecuador and Colombia with Comments on Other Members of the Genus and Teuchocercus keyi
Abstract A new species of the genus Echinosaura is described from the Pacific drainages of northern Ecuador and adjacent Colombia. Evaluation of variation among congeners justifies their recognition
Overview of the herpetofauna of the unexplored Cordillera del Cóndor of Ecuador
The Cordillera del Condor is an area rich in unique vegetation assemblages and endemic faunal elements; the herpetofauna is especially diverse, particularly the anurans. The montane forest and
A giant on the ground: another large-bodied Atractus (Serpentes: Dipsadinae) from Ecuadorian Andes, with comments on the dietary specializations of the goo-eaters snakes.
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A new species in the highly diversified and species-rich genus Atractus is described on the basis of four specimens from the southeastern slopes of the Ecuadorian Andes, morphologically similar and apparently closely related to two other allopatric giant congeners.
A new species of blunt-headed vine snake (Colubridae, Imantodes) from the Chocó region of Ecuador
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The phylogenetic relationships among species of Imantodes based on two mitochondrial genes are analyzed, and it is postulate that the new species and Imantode lentiferus are sister taxa.
A new species of Enyalioides (Iguanidae: Hoplocercinae) from southwestern Ecuador
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A new species of Enyalioides is described from lowland cloud forests in southwestern Ecuador, which can be distinguished from other members in the genus by having small, keeled, paravertebrals; a series of skin folds on the lateral aspects of body and neck; size-homogeneous scales on body and limbs.
Anolis soinii Poe and Yañez-Miranda, 2008 (Squamata: Iguanidae: Polychrotinae): distribution extension, first records for Ecuador and notes on geographic variation
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The first records of A. soinii from southern Ecuador are reported, with information on lepidosis and coloration of the new specimens presented.
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