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Bachia didactyla DE FREITAS, STRÜSSMANN, DE CARVALHO, KAWASHITA-RIBEIRO & MOTT, 2011

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Higher TaxaGymnophthalmidae (Cercosaurinae, Bachiinae), Sauria, Gymnophthalmoidea, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common Names 
SynonymBachia didactyla DE FREITAS, STRÜSSMANN, DE CARVALHO, KAWASHITA-RIBEIRO & MOTT 2011
Bachia cacerensis — GAINSBURY & COLLI 2003 
DistributionBrazil (Mato Grosso, Rondônia)

Type locality: surroundings of the hydroeletric powerplant AHE Cachoeirão (13° 32’S; 58° 48’W), Juruena river, Sapezal municipality, state of Mato Grosso, Brazil.  
Reproduction 
TypesHolotype: UFMT 6755 (Figs. 1, 2 and 3), an adult male, collected by B. Rondon on September 2006. 
Comment 
EtymologyThe specific epithet derives from Greek (“di” = two, “dactylo” = digit). The presence of two fingers is the most striking character distinguishing the new species among other members of the bresslaui group. 
References
  • FREITAS, JOSEANA LUISA DE; CHRISTINE STRÜSSMANN, MARCOS ANDRÉ DE CARVALHO, RICARDO ALEXANDRE KAWASHITA-RIBEIRO & TAMÍ MOTT 2011. A new species of Bachia Gray, 1845 (Squamata: Gymnophthalmidae) from the Cerrado of Midwestern Brazil. Zootaxa 2737: 61–68 - get paper here
  • RIBEIRO-JÚNIOR, MARCO A. & SILVANA AMARAL 2017. Catalogue of distribution of lizards (Reptilia: Squamata) from the Brazilian Amazonia. IV. Alopoglossidae, Gymnophthalmidae Zootaxa 4269 (2): 151-196
  • 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
 
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