Leposoma nanodactylus, from the Reptile Database.

Belongs within: Gymnophthalmidae.

The Ecpleopini are a clade of microteiid lizards supported by molecular data (Pellegrino et al. 2001).

    |--Arthrosaura Boulenger 1885 PR01
    |    |--A. kochii PR01
    |    `--A. reticulata PR01
    `--+--Ecpleopus Duméril & Bibron 1839 PR01
       |    `--*E. gaudichaudii PR01
       `--+--+--Colobosauroides Cunha & Lima Verde 1991 PR01
          |  |    `--C. cearensis PR01
          |  `--Anotosaura Amaral 1933 PR01
          |       |--A. collaris PR01
          |       `--A. vanzolinia PR01
          `--+--Amapasaurus Cunha 1970 PR01
             `--Leposoma Spix 1825 PR01
                  |--L. nanodactylus PR01
                  |--L. oswaldoi PR01
                  |--L. parietale DS86
                  `--L. percarinatum PR01

*Type species of generic name indicated


[DS86] Dixon, J. R,. & P. Soini. 1986. The Reptiles of the Upper Amazon Basin, Iquitos Region, Peru. Milwaukee Public Museum: Milwaukee.

[PR01] Pellegrino, K. C. M., M. T. Rodrigues, Y. Yonenaga-Yassuda & J. W. Sites Jr. 2001. A molecular perspective on the evolution of microteiid lizards (Squamata, Gymnophthalmidae), and a new classification for the family. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 74: 315–338.

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