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Amphisbaena caiari TEIXEIRA JR, DA VECHIO, NETO & RODRIGUES, 2014

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Higher TaxaAmphisbaenidae, Amphisbaenia, Lacertoidea, Squamata 
Subspecies 
Common Names 
SynonymAmphisbaena caiari TEIXEIRA JR, DA VECHIO, NETO & RODRIGUES 2014 
DistributionBrazil (Rondônia)

Type locality: left side of Madeira River (ca. 08°47’S, 63°57’W, 90 m elevation), Usina Hidroelétrica Santo Antonio, Porto Velho, Rondônia, Brazil.  
Reproduction 
TypesHolotype: MZUSP 101727, collected by biologists of Arcadis Tetraplan Consultoria Ambiental LTDA.
Paratypes: MZUSP 101695–101697, 101715–101718, 101720, 101722–101726, 101728–101733, 102226–102236, 102238–102263 (ca. 08°47’S, 63°57’W, 90 m a.s.l.) from left side of Madeira River, Usina Hidroelétrica Santo Antonio, Porto Velho municipality, state of Rondônia, Brazil. MZUSP 101602 (09°35’50.43”S, 65°20’21.81”W, 113 m a.s.l., SAD69) from right side, and MZUSP 104081 (09°26’47.35”S, 64°49’29.93”W, 160 m a.s.l., SAD69) and MZUSP 104237 (09°27’13.53”S, 64°51’2.27”W, 145 m a.s.l., SAD69) from left side of Madeira River, Usina Hidroelétrica Jirau, Porto Velho municipality, state of Rondônia, Brazil. All collected by biologists of Arcadis Tetraplan Consultoria Ambiental LTDA, October 2010 to July 2012. 
Comment 
EtymologyThe specific epithet caiari is the ancient indigenous name, from the Tupi language, for the Madeira River, whose banks are inhabited by the new species. 
References
  • RIBEIRO, SÍRIA; JERRIANE O. GOMES, HELDER LÚCIO RODRIGUES DA SILVA, CARLOS EDUARDO D. CINTRA, NELSON JORGE DA SILVA JR. 2016. A new two-pored species of Amphisbaena (Squamata, Amphisbaenidae) from the Brazilian Cerrado, with a key to the two-pored species of Amphisbaena. Zootaxa 4147 (2): 124–142 - get paper here
  • Teixeira, Mauro; Francisco Dal Vechio, Antonio Mollo Neto, and Miguel Trefaut Rodrigues 2014. A New Two-Pored Amphisbaena Linnaeus, 1758, from Western Amazonia, Brazil (Amphisbaenia: Reptilia). South American J. Herp. 9 (1): 62-74. - get paper here
 
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