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Amphisbaena carlgansi THOMAS & HEDGES, 1998

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Higher TaxaAmphisbaenidae, Amphisbaenia, Lacertoidea, Squamata 
Subspecies 
Common NamesCuban Pink Amphisbaena 
SynonymAmphisbaena carlgansi THOMAS & HEDGES 1998
Amphisbaena carlgansi — GANS 2005: 12 
DistributionCuba

Type locality: Boca del Toro, Granma Province, Cuba.  
Reproductionoviparous 
TypesHolotype: MNHNCU 4421. Paratypes: MNHNCU 4422, USNM 512213, 512214, UMMZ 90720. 
Diagnosis 
CommentAbundance: only known from its original description (Meiri et al. 2017). 
Etymology 
References
  • Gans, C. 2005. CHECKLIST AND BIBLIOGRAPHY OF THE AMPHISBAENIA OF THE WORLD. Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist. 289: 1-130
  • Meiri, Shai; Aaron M. Bauer, Allen Allison, Fernando Castro-Herrera, Laurent Chirio, Guarino Colli, Indraneil Das, Tiffany M. Doan, Frank Glaw, Lee L. Grismer, Marinus Hoogmoed, Fred Kraus, Matthew LeBreton, Danny Meirte, Zoltán T. Nagy, Cristiano d 2017. Extinct, obscure or imaginary: the lizard species with the smallest ranges. Diversity and Distributions - get paper here
  • Rodríguez Schettino, Lourdes, Carlos A. Mancina & Vilma Rivalta González 2013. REPTILES OF CUBA: CHECKLIST AND GEOGRAPHIC DISTRIBUTIONS. Smithsonian Herp. Inf. Serv. (144): 1-96 - get paper here
  • Thomas, R. and S. B. Hedges. 1998. A new amphisbaenian from Cuba. Journal of Herpetology 32 (1): 92-96. - get paper here
 
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