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Amphisbaena munoai KLAPPENBACH, 1960

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Higher TaxaAmphisbaenidae, Amphisbaenia, Lacertoidea, Squamata 
Subspecies 
Common NamesMunoa Worm Lizard 
SynonymAmphisbaena munoai KLAPPENBACH 1960
Amphisbaena munoai— HOOGMOED & AVILA-PIRES 1991
Amphisbaena munoai — GANS 2005: 17 
DistributionS and E Uruguay, Brazil (Rio Grande do Sul)

Type locality: Uruguay: Maldonado: Cerro de Animas (34°42’S, 55°19’W). Map legend:
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Reproductionoviparous 
TypesHolotype: MNHN 587. Paratypes: MNHN 173A–173D, 181A–181F, 583A–583E, 586, 588–591, 718A, 718B, 862–862C, 863, 865A–865C (Cerro de Animas); MNHN 178A, 178B, 182 (Cerro San
Antonio, Piriapolis, Maldonado); MNHN 714 (Carpinterma, Rivera); MNHN 716 (Aguas Blancas, Lavalleja); MNHN 861A, 86lB (Zapican, Lavalleja); MNHN 864 (Sierras de Acegua, Cerro Largo); DZVU 37–1 (Cerro de Arequita, Lavalleja); DZVU 38, 142 (Cerro, Montevideo). 
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References
  • Bernardo-Silva, Jorge S.; Eduardo M. Von-Mühlen, Marcos Di-Bernardo & Jochen Ketterl 2006. Feeding ecology in the small neotropical amphisbaenid Amphisbaena munoai (Amphisbaenidae) in southern Brazil. Iheringia, Sér. Zool., Porto Alegre, 96(4):487-489 - get paper here
  • Gans, C. 2005. CHECKLIST AND BIBLIOGRAPHY OF THE AMPHISBAENIA OF THE WORLD. Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist. 289: 1-130
  • Hoogmoed M.S.; de Avila-Pires T C S 1991. A new species of small Amphisbaena (Reptilia: Amphisbaenia: Amphisbaenidae) from western Amazonian Brazil. BOLETIM DO MUSEU PARAENSE EMILIO GOELDI SERIE ZOOLOGIA 7 (1): 77-94
  • Klappenbach, MIGUEL A. 1960. Notas herpetologicas, I. Amphisbaena munoai n. sp. (Amphisbaenidae). Comun. zool. Mus. Montevideo 4 (84): 3
  • PEREZ, RENATA; SÍRIA RIBEIRO & MÁRCIO BORGES-MARTINS 2012. Reappraisal of the taxonomic status of Amphisbaena prunicolor (Cope 1885) and Amphisbaena albocingulata Boettger 1885 (Amphisbaenia: Amphisbaenidae). Zootaxa 3550: 1–25 - get paper here
  • Prigioni, C.; C. Borteiro; F. Kolenc. 2011. Amphibia and Reptilia, Quebrada de los Cuervos, Departamento de Treinta y Tres, Uruguay. Check List 7 (6): 763-767 - 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
  • Vanzolini,P.E. 1991. Two new small species of Amphisbaena from the fossil dune field of the middle Rio São Francisco, State of Bahia, Brasil (Reptilia, Amphisbaenia). Pap. Avul. Univ. Sao Paulo. 37 (17): 259-276
 
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