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Bachia dorbignyi (DUMÉRIL & BIBRON, 1839)

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Higher TaxaGymnophthalmidae (Cercosaurinae, Bachiinae), Sauria, Gymnophthalmoidea, Squamata (lizards) 
Common NamesDorbigny's Bachia 
SynonymChalcides dorbignyi DUMÉRIL & BIBRON 1839: 462
Bachia dorbignyi — GRAY 1845: 58
Cophias dorbignyi — BOULENGER 1885: 417
Bachia dorbignyi — GARMAN 1892: 2
Bachia dorbignyi — VANZOLINI 1961: 198
Bachia dorbignyi — PETERS et al. 1970: 80
Bachia dorbignyi — DIRKSEN & DE LA RIVA 1999
Bachia dorbignyi — DE FREITAS et al. 2011
Bachia dorbignyi — COSTA-PRUDENTE et al. 2013 
DistributionSE Peru, E Bolivia (Beni, Cochabamba, La Paz, Pando, Santa Cruz), Brazil (W Rondonia, Acre, Mato Grosso?)

Type locality: Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia.  
TypesHolotype: MNHN = MHNP 2841 
CommentType species: Chalcides dorbignyi DUMÉRIL & BIBRON 1839 is the type species of the genus Bachia GRAY 184. Bachia is the type genus of the tribus Bachini (CAstoe et al. 2004) or the subfamily Bachiinae (Colli et al. 2015, Pyron et al. 2013).

Distribution: see map in TEXEIRA et al. 2013: 412. Not in Paraguay (Paul Smith, pers. comm., 27 Apr 2014). 
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