ROIG Sergio Alberto
Catalog of the type material in the Herpetology Collection of the Instituto de Biologia Animal (Facultad de Ciencias Agrarias, Universidad Nacional de Cuyo)
LITERAS, SOFIA; RODRIGUEZ, MATIAS; PEREYRA, E.; ROIG JUÑENT, S.
REVISTA DE LA FACULTAD DE CIENCIAS AGRARIAS DE LA UNIVERSIDAD NACIONAL DE CUYO
UNIV NACIONAL CUYO
Lugar: Mendoza; Año: 2018 vol. 50
The Herpetology Collection of the Instituto de Biología Animal of Mendoza(IBA-FCA UNCuyo) is one of the most important of Argentina, for the type materialdeposited there and because includes a large number of specimens from central-westernArgentina and Patagonia. The collection is in a process of ordering for it to the scientificcommunity to access the material with ease. This arrangement allows recognizingthe deposited type material, most of it corresponding to Argentina's species describedby J. M. Cei, who conducted his investigations at this institute between 1955 and 1980.Also developed research in the Institute R. Donoso-Barros, J. A. Scolaro, F. Videla,L. P. Castro, G. Macola and V. Roig, among others. The type material comprises a total of295 specimens, belonging to 38 species, 32 of them being holotypes and 263 paratypes.The materials designated as Neotypes of Liolaemus anomalus Koslowsky, 1896 andLiolaemus melanops Burmeister, 1868 do not constitute type material since the originaltypes were found. Fourteen types that should have been deposited in the collection werenot found, including the holotype of Homonota andicola Cei, 1978