Marques-Souza, S., Prates, I., Fouquet, A., Camacho, A., Kok, P. J. R., Nunes, P. M. S., … Rodrigues, M. T. (2018). Reconquering the water: Evolution and systematics of South and Central American aquatic lizards (Gymnophthalmidae). Zoologica Scripta, 47(3), 255–265. doi:10.1111/zsc.12273

The Cercosaurini tribe stands out from other Gymnophthalmidae lizards for including several species with morphological adaptations to aquatic lifestyle (“Crocodile‐Like Morphology” – CLM). Recent molecular phylogenies of Cercosaurini demonstrated the paraphyly of CLM species, implicitly suggesting t…

Silverstone-Sopkin, Philip Arthur

* October 09, 1939 – December 19, 2018 †

United States

Collected Dendrobatidae and identified Fabaceae