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Bachia oxyrhina RODRIGUES, CAMACHO, SALES-NUNES, SOUSA RECODER, TEIXEIRA JR., VALDUJO, GHELLERE, MOTT & NOGUEIRA, 2008

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Higher TaxaGymnophthalmidae (Cercosaurinae), Sauria, Gymnophthalmoidea, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common Names 
SynonymBachia oxyrhina RODRIGUES et al. 2008 
DistributionC Brazil (Tocantins)

Type locality: Morro do Fumo, Estação Ecológica Serra Geral do Tocantins (10°51’58.41”S, 46°49’9.07”W), Mateiros municipality, state of Tocantins, Brazil. Map legend:
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Reproductionoviparous 
TypesHolotype: MZUSP 98086, an adult male, collected by the authors of this paper on February 15th, 2008. Field number PHV 2208. 
CommentLimbless.

Habitat: superficial layer of sandy soils. 
EtymologyThe specific name derives from the Greek “oxy” (sharp, spatulate, wedge shaped), and “rhino” (nose) being a reference to the pronounced, wedge shaped nose of this species, an adaptation to life in the sandy habitats where it occurs. 
References
  • 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
  • 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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