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Amphisbaena bakeri STEJNEGER, 1904

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Higher TaxaAmphisbaenidae, Amphisbaenia, Lacertoidea, Squamata 
Subspecies 
Common NamesBaker's Worm Lizard 
SynonymAmphisbaena bakeri STEJNEGER 1904: 681
Amphisbaena bakeri — SCHWARTZ & HENDERSON 1991: 555
Amphisbaena bakeri — GANS 2005: 11 
DistributionPuerto Rico

Type locality: Puerto Rico. Map legend:
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Reproductionoviparous 
TypesHolotype: USNM 25541. 
CommentIllustrations: Stejneger, 1904; Schmidt, 1928; Gans and Alexander, 1962. 
References
  • Gans, C. 2005. CHECKLIST AND BIBLIOGRAPHY OF THE AMPHISBAENIA OF THE WORLD. Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist. 289: 1-130
  • Gans, Carl & Alexander, A. Allen 1962. Studies on amphisbaenids (Amphisbaenia, Reptilia). 2. On the amphisbaenids of the Antilles. Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. Harvard 128 (3): 65-158 - get paper here
  • Schmidt, K.P. 1928. Scientific Survey of Porto Rico and the Virgin Islands: Amphibians and land reptiles of Porto Rico, with a list of those reported from the Virgin Islands. New York Academy of Sciences 10 (1):160 pp.
  • Schwartz, A. & Henderson, R.W. 1991. Amphibians and Reptiles of the West Indies. University of Florida Press, Gainesville, 720 pp.
  • Stejneger, L. 1904. The herpetology of Porto Rico. Rept. United States Natl. Mus. 1902: 549-724.
 
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