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Amphisbaena caudalis COCHRAN, 1928

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Higher TaxaAmphisbaenidae, Amphisbaenia, Lacertoidea, Squamata 
Common NamesCayemite Long-tailed Amphisbaena 
SynonymAmphisbaena caudalis COCHRAN 1928: 58
Amphisbaena caudalis — BARBOUR 1937: 146
Amphisbaena innocens caudalis — GANS & ALEXANDER 1962
Amphisbaena innocens caudalis — GANS 1967: 72
Amphisbaena caudalis — SCHWARTZ & HENDERSON 1991: 556
Amphisbaena caudalis — GANS 2005: 12
Amphisbaena caudalis — THOMAS & HEDGES 2006 
DistributionHispaniola (Grande Cayemite Island and the adjacent Baradères Peninsula of Haiti)

Type locality: Île Grande Cayemite, Département de la Grand'Anse, Haiti.  
TypesHolotype: MCZ 25550. 
CommentIllustrations: Cochran, 1941; Gans and Alexander, 1962 (as A. innocens caudalis). 
  • Cochran, D. M. 1928. The herpetological collections made in Haiti and its adjoining islands by Walter J. Eyerdam. Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington 41: 53-59. - get paper here
  • Cochran, D.M. 1941. The herpetology of Hispaniola. Bull. US Natl. Mus. 177: vii + 398 pp. - get paper here
  • Gans, Carl 1967. A check list of recent amphisbaenians (Amphisbaenia, Reptilia). Bull. Amer. Mus. Nat. Hist. 135:61-106.
  • 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
  • Schwartz, A. & Henderson, R.W. 1991. Amphibians and Reptiles of the West Indies. University of Florida Press, Gainesville, 720 pp.
  • Thomas, R. & Hedges, S.B. 2006. Two New Species of Amphisbaena (Reptilia: Squamata: Amphisbaenidae) from the Tiburon Peninsula of Haiti. Carib. J. Sci. 42 (2): 208-219 - get paper here
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