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Amphisbaena frontalis VANZOLINI, 1991

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Higher TaxaAmphisbaenidae, Amphisbaenia, Lacertoidea, Squamata 
Subspecies 
Common Names 
SynonymAmphisbaena frontalis VANZOLINI 1991
Amphisbaena frontalis — GANS 2005: 14
Amphisbaena aff. frontalis — MADEIROS-MAGALHÃES et al. 2015 
DistributionNE Brazil (Bahia)

Type locality: Brazil: Bahia: Alagoado (09°29’S, 41°21’W). Map legend:
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Reproductionoviparous 
TypesHolotype: MZUSP 72989. Paratypes: MZUSP 72990–72997. 
Comment 
References
  • Gans, C. 2005. CHECKLIST AND BIBLIOGRAPHY OF THE AMPHISBAENIA OF THE WORLD. Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist. 289: 1-130
  • Medeiros-Magalhães, Felipe de; Daniel Orsi Laranjeiras, Taís Borges Costa, Flora Acuña Juncá, Daniel Oliveira Mesquita, David Lucas Röhr, Willianilson Pessoa da Silva, Gustavo Henrique Calazans Vieira, Adrian Antonio Garda 2015. Herpetofauna of protected areas in the Caatinga IV: Chapada Diamantina National Park, Bahia, Brazil Herpetology Notes 8: 243-261 - get paper here
  • Rodrigues, M.T. 2003. Herpetofauna da Caatinga. In: I.R. Leal, M. Tabarelli & J.M.C. Silva (eds.). Ecologia e conservação da Caatinga, pp. 181-236. Editora Universitária, Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, Recife, Brasil.
  • TEIXEIRA, MAURO JUNIOR; FRANCISCO DAL VECHIO, MIGUEL TREFAUT RODRIGUES 2016. Diagnostic clarification, new morphological data and phylogenetic placement of Amphisbaena arenaria Vanzolini, 1991 (Amphisbaenia, Amphisbaenidae). Zootaxa 4205 (3): 293–296 - get paper here
  • Vanzolini P E 1991. Two further new species of Amphisbaena from the semi-arid northeast of Brasil (Reptilia, Amphisbaenia). Pap. Avul. Zool., Sao Paulo 37 (23): 347-361
  • Vanzolini, P.E. 2002. AN AID TO THE IDENTIFICATION OF THE SOUTH AMERICAN SPECIES OF AMPHISBAENA (SQUAMATA, AMPHISBAENIDAE). Pap. Avul. Zool., Sao Paulo 42(15):351-362 - get paper here
 
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