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Bachia bicolor (COPE, 1896)

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Higher TaxaGymnophthalmidae (Cercosaurinae), Sauria, Gymnophthalmoidea, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesTwo-colored Bachia 
SynonymHeteroclonium bicolor COPE 1896: 466
Heterodonium bicolor COPE 1899: 9
Bachia bicolor - RUTHVEN 1922: 63
Bachia bicolor — PETERS & DONOSO-BARROS 1970: 80
Bachia bicolor — TARAZONA et al. 2008 
DistributionW Venezuela, N/C/E Colombia (Cundinamarca)

Type locality: Bogotá, Colombia. 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 
TypesSyntypes: AMNH R9544, R9545 
CommentBachia bicolor is a serpentiform lizard. This lizard possesses a small head, tail longer than the body, short forelimbs with four fingers and short styliform hindlimbs.

Distribution: see map in TEXEIRA et al. 201: 412. 
References
  • Cope, E.D. 1896. On the hemipenes of the Sauria. Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philadelphia 48: 461-467 - get paper here
  • Cope, E.D. 1899. Contributions to the herpetology of New Granada and Argentina, with descriptions of new forms. Philadelphia Mus. Sci. Bull. (1): 1-19
  • Jerez, A. & Tarazona, O.A. 2009. Appendicular skeleton in Bachia bicolor (Squamata: Gymnophthalmidae): osteology, limb reduction and postnatal skeletal ontogeny. Acta Zoologica (Stockholm) 90: 42–50
  • Peters, James A. & Donoso-Barros, Roberto 1970. Catalogue of the Neotropical Squamata: Part II. Lizards and Amphisbaenians. Bull. US Natl. Mus. 297: 293 pp. - get paper here
  • Ramos-Pallares, Eliana, Jaime Mauricio Anaya-Rojas, Víctor Hugo Serrano-Cardozo and Martha Patricia Ramírez-Pinilla. 2015. Feeding and Reproductive Ecology of Bachia bicolor (Squamata: Gymnophthalmidae) in Urban Ecosystems from Colombia. Journal of Herpetology 49 (1): 108-117
  • RIVAS, GILSON A.; CÉSAR R. MOLINA, GABRIEL N. UGUETO, TITO R. BARROS, CÉSAR L. BAR- RIO-AMORÓS & PHILIPPE J. R. KOK 2012. Reptiles of Venezuela: an updated and commented checklist. Zootaxa 3211: 1–64 - get paper here
  • Ruthven, A. G. 1922. The amphibians and reptiles of the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, Colombia. Univ. Michigan Mus. Zool., Misc. Publ. (8): 70 pp. - get paper here
  • Tarazona, O.A. et al. 2008. Cranial morphology of Bachia bicolor (Squamata: Gymnophthalmidae) and its postnatal development . Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 152: 775–792
  • TEIXEIRA; MAURO, JR; FRANCISCO DAL VECHIO, PEDRO M. SALES NUNES, ANTONIO MOLLO NETO, LUCIANA MOREIRA LOBO, LUIS FERNANDO STORTI, RENATO AUGUSTO JUNQUEIRA GAIGA, PEDRO HENRIQUE FREIRE DIAS, MIGUEL TREFAUT RODRIGUES 2013. A new species of Bachia Gray, 1845 (Squamata: Gymnophthalmidae) from the western Brazilian Amazonia. Zootaxa 3636 (3): 401–420 [erratum in Zootaxa 3646: 200] - get paper here
 
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