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Bachia micromela RODRIGUES, PAVAN & CURCIO, 2007

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Higher TaxaGymnophthalmidae (Cercosaurinae), Sauria, Gymnophthalmoidea, Squamata (lizards) 
Common Names 
SynonymBachia micromela RODRIGUES, PAVAN & CURCIO 2007 
DistributionC Brazil (Tocantins)

Type locality: ‘‘Fazenda Marupiara’’ (08°38’28’’S, 48°25’24’’W), municipality of Guaraí, state of Tocantins, Brazil. Map legend:
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TypesHolotype: MZUSP 91317, an adult male, collected by D. Pavan and F. Curcio between 19 to 29 October 2001, field number MRT 07123. 
EtymologyEtymology.—The specific name derives from the Greek ‘‘melos’’ (limb) and micro (small) and refers to the small limbs of this species. 
  • Rodrigues, M.T.; Pavan, D. & Curcio, F. 2007. Two New Species of Lizards of The Genus Bachia (Squamata, Gymnophthalmidae) from Central Brazil. Journal of Herpetology 41 (4): 545-553 - 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
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