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Amerotyphlops amoipira (RODRIGUES & JUNCÁ, 2002)

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Higher TaxaTyphlopidae (Typhlopinae), Typhlopoidea, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes) 
Subspecies 
Common Names 
SynonymTyphlops amoipira RODRIGUES & JUNCÁ 2002
Typhlops amoipira — LAMBERTZ 2010
Amerotyphlops amoipira — HEDGES et al. 2014
Typhlops amoipira — WALLACH et al. 2014: 758 
DistributionBrazil (Bahia, Minas Gerais)

Type locality: Ibiraba (10°48’S, 42°50’W): state of Bahia: Brazil. Map legend:
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TDWG region - Region according to the TDWG standard, not a precise distribution map.

NOTE: TDWG regions are generated automatically from the text in the distribution field and not in every cases it works well. We are working on it.
 
Reproductionoviparous 
TypesHolotype: MZUSP 12298, collected by Flora Acuña Juncá on 5 March 2000. 
CommentDiagnosis: A small, slightly pigmented Typhlops with incomplete nasal suture,
18 scales around the body (without reduction), and 212-242 dorsals.

max length: 200 mm. 
EtymologyA homage to the extinct Amoipira indians, a Tupi tribe that lived in the area in the XVI century and probably went extinct by the end of the XVII century. 
References
  • Beolens, Bo; Michael Watkins, and Michael Grayson 2011. The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA
  • Fernandes, V.D.; Ribeiro de Moura, M.; Santos Dayrell, J.S.; Santana, D.J. & Rocha Lima, L.H. 2010. Reptilia, Squamata, Serpentes, Typhlopidae, Typhlops amoipira Rodrigues and Juncá, 2002: Range extension and new state record. Check List 6 (2): 268-269 - get paper here
  • GRABOSKI, ROBERTA; GENTIL ALVES PEREIRA FILHO, ARIANE AUXILIADORA ARAÚJO DA SILVA, ANA LÚCIA DA COSTA PRUDENTE, HUSSAM ZAHER 2015. A new species of Amerotyphlops from Northeastern Brazil, with comments on distribution of related species. Zootaxa 3920 (3): 443–452 - get paper here
  • Hamdan, B. & R. M. Lira-da-Silva 2012. The snakes of Bahia State, northeastern Brazil: species richness, composition and biogeographical notes. Salamandra 48 (1): 31-50 - get paper here
  • Hedges, S.B., Marion, A.B., Lipp, K.M., Marin, J. & Vidal, N. 2014. A taxonomic framework for typhlopid snakes from the Caribbean and other regions (Reptilia, Squamata). Caribbean Herpetology 49: 1–61 - get paper here
  • Lambertz, M. 2010. Kommentierte Liste der squamaten Reptilien des Sanddünengebietes am mittleren Rio São Francisco (Bahia, Brasilien) unter besonderer Berücksichtigung endemischer Faunenelemente. Ophidia 4 (2): 2-17 - get paper here
  • Rodrigues M. T. 2002. Herpetofauna of Quaternary sand dunes of the middle Rio São Francisco, Bahia, Brazil. VII. Typhlops amoipira sp. nov., a possible relative of Typhlops yonenagae (Serpentes, Typhlopidae). Papéis Avulsos de Zoologia 42: 323-331 - get paper here
  • Wallach, Van; Kenneth L. Williams , Jeff Boundy 2014. Snakes of the World: A Catalogue of Living and Extinct Species. Taylor and Francis, CRC Press, 1237 pp.
 
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