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Bachia bresslaui (AMARAL, 1935)

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Higher TaxaGymnophthalmidae (Cercosaurinae), Sauria, Gymnophthalmoidea, Squamata (lizards) 
Common NamesBresslau's Bachia 
SynonymApatelus bresslaui AMARAL 1935
Bachia bresslaui — VANZOLINI 1961
Bachia bresslaui — PETERS & DONOSO-BARROS 1970: 80
Bachia bresslaui — CASTOE et al. 2004
Bachia bresslaui — CACCIALI et al. 2016 
DistributionBrazil (Sao Paulo, Mato Grosso, Bahia, Distrito Federal),
Paraguay (Amambay)

Type locality: Estado de São Paulo, 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.
TypesHolotype: IB (= IBSP) 
CommentType: Vanzolini (1961) redescribed the holotype.

Distribution: Probably also in Bolivia (fide LANGSTROTH 2005). 
  • Amaral, A. 1935. Estudos sobre lacertilios neotropicos II. Novo genero e especie de lagarto do Brasil. Mem. Inst. Butantan 9: 249-250 - get paper here
  • Beolens, Bo; Michael Watkins, and Michael Grayson 2011. The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA - get paper here
  • Cacciali, Pier; Norman J. Scott, Aida Luz Aquino Ortíz, Lee A. Fitzgerald, and Paul Smith 2016. The Reptiles of Paraguay: Literature, Distribution, and an Annotated Taxonomic Checklist SPECIAL PUBLICATION OF THE MUSEUM OF SOUTHWESTERN BIOLOGY, NUMBER 11: 1–373 - get paper here
  • Castoe, T.A.; Doan, T.M. & Parkinson, C.L. 2004. Data partitions and complex models in Bayesian analysis: the phylogeny of Gymnophthalmid lizards. Systematic Biology 53 (3): 448-469 - get paper here
  • Colli, Guarino R., Mariana G. Zatz and Hélio J. da Cunha 1998. Notes on the ecology and geographical distribution of the rare Gymnophthalmid lizard Bachia bresslaui. Herpetologica 54 (2): 169-174. - get paper here
  • Langstroth, R.P. 2005. Adiciones probables y confirmadas para la saurofauna boliviana. Kempffiana 1 (1): 101-128
  • MacLean, W. P. 1973. On the third specimen of Bachia bresslaui (Sauria, Teiidae). Papeis Avulsos Zoology (São Paulo) 27 (6): 81-82
  • 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
  • RODRIGUES, MIGUEL TREFAUT; AGUSTÍN CAMACHO, PEDRO MURILO SALES NUNES, RENATO SOUSA RECODER, MAURO TEIXEIRA JR., PAULA H. VALDUJO, JOSÉ MÁRIO B. <br />GHELLERE, TAMÍ MOTT & CRISTIANO NOGUEIRA 2008. A new species of the lizard genus Bachia (Squamata: Gymnophthalmidae) from the Cerrados of Central Brazil. Zootaxa 1875: 39–50 - get paper here
  • Rodrigues, Miguel Trefaut; Katia Cristina Machado Pellegrino, Marianna Dixo, Vanessa Kruth Verdade, Dante Pavan, Antônio Jorge Suzart Argolo, and Jack W. Sites Jr. 2007. A new genus of microteiid lizard from the Atlantic forests of State of Bahia, Brazil, with a new generic name for Colobosaura mentalis, and a discussion of relationships among the Heterodactylini (Squamata, Gymnophthalmidae). American Museum novitates (3565): 1-27 - get paper here
  • TEIXEIRA JR, MAURO; RENATO SOUSA RECODER, AGUSTÍN CAMACHO, MARCO AURÉLIO DE SENA, CARLOS ARTURO NAVAS & MIGUEL TREFAUT RODRIGUES 2013. A new species of Bachia Gray, 1845 (Squamata: Gymnophthalmidae) from the Eastern Brazilian Cerrado, and data on its ecology, physiology and behavior. Zootaxa 3616 (2): 173–189 - get paper here
  • Vanzolini,P.E. 1961. Bachia: Especies Brasileiras e conceito generico (Sauria: Teiidae). Papéis Avulsos Zoologia (São Paulo) 14: 193-209
  • Vanzolini,P.E. 1966. Sobre o segundo exemplar de Bachia bresslaui. Pap. Av. Zool. S. Paulo 19: 189-192 - get paper here
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