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Amphisbaena polygrammica WERNER, 1901

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Higher TaxaAmphisbaenidae, Amphisbaenia, Lacertoidea, Squamata 
Common NamesWerner's Worm Lizard 
SynonymAmphisbaena polygrammica WERNER 1901: 5
Amphisbaena polygrammica — GANS 2005 
DistributionPeru (Chanchamayo)

Type locality: Peru; Junin; Chanchamayo (11°04’S, 75°19’W). Map legend:
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TypesHolotype: MTD = Dresden D1741 (Schüz, 1929: 6); destroyed. 
  • Gans, C. 2005. CHECKLIST AND BIBLIOGRAPHY OF THE AMPHISBAENIA OF THE WORLD. Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist. 289: 1-130
  • 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
  • Werner, FRANZ 1901. Reptilien und Batrachier aus Peru und Bolivien. Abhandl. Ber. Zool. Anthrop. Mus. Dresden, 9 (2): 1-14 [1900]
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