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New list of Reptiles and Amphibians collected by Aleide d'Orbigny in South America

Jean LESCURE, Roger BOUR, Ivan INEICH, Annemarie OHLER & Juan CARLOS ORTIZ

en Comptes Rendus Palevol 1 (7) - Pages 527-532

Published on 31 December 2002

The complete list of Reptiles and Amphibians collected by dˈOrbigny in South America (Uruguay, Argentina, Chile, Bolivia) is published for the first time. The list consists of six species of Chelonians, 26 of Saurians, 22 of Ophidians and 16 of Amphibians (one Gymnophiona and 15 Anura). In this list, 31 species were new and are still valid. The plates were published separately and prior to the publication of the ‘Reptiles’ chapter in the Voyage dans lˈAmérique méridionale, and sometimes before the corresponding volume of the Erpétologie générale of Duméril and Bibron 〚3〛 . The publication dates of the plates change the known name, author(s) and dates of the several figured species.


Keywords:

Reptiles, Amphibians, dˈOrbigny, South America

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