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Amphisbaena polystegum (DUMÉRIL, 1851)

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Higher TaxaAmphisbaenidae, Amphisbaenia, Lacertoidea, Squamata 
Subspecies 
Common NamesBahia Worm Lizard 
SynonymLepidosternon polystegum DUMÉRIL 1851: 149
Lepidosternon grayii GRAY 1865
Leposternon polystegoides SCHMIDT 1936
Leposternon polystegum — RODRIGUES 2003
Leposternon polystegum — GANS 2005: 33
Amphisbaena polystegum — MOTT & VIEITES 2009
Amphisbaena polystega — GOMES & MACIEL 2012 
DistributionBrazil (Para, Rio Grande do Norte, Pernambuco, Bahia, Ceará, Maranhão)

Type locality: ‘‘Bahia’’, Brazil. Map legend:
TDWG region - Region according to the TDWG standard, not a precise distribution map.

NOTE: TDWG regions are generated automatically from the text in the distribution field and not in every cases it works well. We are working on it.
 
Reproductionoviparous 
TypesHolotype: MNHN = MHNP A5124.
Holotype: CAS 49866 [polystegoides] 
Comment 
References
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  • Brygoo, E. R. 1990. Les types d'Amphisbaenidés, Pygopodidés, Xantusiidés (Reptiles, Sauriens) du Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle - Catalogue critique. Bull. Mus. Nat. Hist. Nat. 12 (ser. 4) A (3-4), suppl.: 3-18
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  • Duméril, A.M.C. & A. H. A. Duméril 1851. Catalogue méthodique de la collection des reptiles du Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle de Paris. Gide et Baudry/Roret, Paris, 224 pp.
  • Freitas, Marco Antonio de 2014. Squamate reptiles of the Atlantic Forest of northern Bahia, Brazil. Check List 10 (5): 1020-1030 - get paper here
  • Gans, C. 1971. Studies on Amphisbaenians. (4). A review of the amphisbaenid genus Leposternon. Bull. Amer. Mus. Nat. Hist. 144 (6): 379-464
  • Gans, C. 2005. CHECKLIST AND BIBLIOGRAPHY OF THE AMPHISBAENIA OF THE WORLD. Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist. 289: 1-130
  • GOMES, JERRIANE O. & ADRIANO O. MACIEL 2012. A new species of Amphisbaena Linnaeus (Squamata, Amphisbaenidae) from the state of Maranhão, northern Brazilian Cerrado. Zootaxa 3572: 43–54 - get paper here
  • Gray,J.E. 1865. A revision of the genera and species of amphisbaenians with the descriptions of some new species now in the collection of the British Museum. Proc. Zool. Soc. London 1865: 442-455. - get paper here
  • Gray,J.E. 1865. A revision of the genera and species of amphisbaenians with the descriptions of some new species now in the collection of the British Museum. Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (3) 16: 365-377 - get paper here
  • Hamdan, Breno 2012. Zerstören für den Aufschwung: Ist es das wirklich wert? Fallstudie aus Brasilien. Terraria-Elaphe 2012 (1): 46-49
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  • 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.
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