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Amphisbaena mensae CASTRO, 2000

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Higher TaxaAmphisbaenidae, Amphisbaenia, Lacertoidea, Squamata 
Subspecies 
Common Names 
SynonymAmphisbaena mensae CASTRO-MELLO 2000
Amphisbaena mensae — GANS 2005: 16 
DistributionBrazil (Goías, Distrito Federal)

Type locality: Minacu, Serra da Mesa region, NE Goías Map legend:
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Reproductionoviparous 
TypesHolotype: MZUSP 83231. 
Comment 
References
  • Campos Nogueira, C. de 2001. New records of Squamate Reptiles in Central Brazilian Cerrado II: Brasília Region. Herpetological Review 32 (4): 285-287 - get paper here
  • Castro-Mello, C. 2000. A new species of Amphisbaena from Central Brazil (Squamata: Amphisbaenidae). Pap. Avul. Zool., Sao Paulo 41 (916): 243-246
  • Gans, C. 2005. CHECKLIST AND BIBLIOGRAPHY OF THE AMPHISBAENIA OF THE WORLD. Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist. 289: 1-130
  • Strussmann, Christine & Tami Mott 2009. Sympatric amphisbaenids from Manso Dam region, Mato Grosso State, Western Brazil, with the description of a new two-pored species of Amphisbaena (Squamata, Amphisbaenidae). Studies on Neotropical Fauna and Environment, 44 (1): 37 – 46 - get paper here
  • 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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