The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database

Contomastix vittata (Boulenger, 1902)



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Ameiva vittata (Boulenger, 1902); Cnemidophorus vittatus Boulenger, 1902


Conservation Status

Rediscovered in 2014 or before

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered



Cochabamba, Bolivia


Biology & Ecology










Cortez, C. 2009. Reptiles. Libro rojo de la fauna silvestre de vertebrados de Bolivia, pp. 225-299. Ministerio de Medio Ambiente y Agua 2009, La Paz, Bolivia.

Embert, D. 2007. Distribution, diversity and conservation status of Bolivian Reptiles. Rheinische Friedrich Wilhelms University.

Embert, D. (2010). Contomastix vittata. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2010: e.T178408A7540695. . Downloaded on 13 September 2015.

Harvey, M. B., Ugueto, G. N. and Gutberlet Jr., R. L. (2012). Review of Teiid morphology with a revised taxonomy and phylogeny of the Teiidae (Lepidosauria: Squamata). Zootaxa 3459: 1-156.

Torrico, Luis Rolando Rivas. (2014). Conservation of the threatened reptiles and endemic in the Inter Andean dry valleys and highlands of Bolivia. Final Report, September 2014. 7 pp.

Vance, T. 1978. The identity of Cnemidophorus vittatus Boulenger (Reptilia, lacertilia, Teiidae) with a redescription of the holotype. Journal of Herpetology 12(1): 100-102.


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