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Bachia remota RIBEIRO-JÚNIOR, DA SILVA & LIMA, 2016

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Higher TaxaGymnophthalmidae (Cercosaurinae), Sauria, Gymnophthalmoidea, Squamata (lizards) 
Common Names 
SynonymBachia remota RIBEIRO-JÚNIOR, DA SILVA & LIMA 2016
Bachia gr. heteropa — LIMA 2008: 42 
DistributionBrazil (Amapá)

Type locality: Parque Nacional Montanhas do Tumucumaque (2°11’36’’N, 54°35’15’’W; datum 5 WGS84), Laranjal do Jari municipality, State of Amapá, Brazil. The park is located on the Brazilian border with French Guiana and Suriname Map legend:
Type locality - Type locality.
TypesHolotype. IEPA 777 (Figs. 1–3), an adult collected on 20 January 2005 by J. Lima. Field number TQ 372. 
CommentDistribution: see map in Ribeiro-Júnior et al. 2016: 153 (Fig. 4).

Abundance: only known from the type specimen (Meiri et al. 2017). 
EtymologyThe specific epithet is derived from the Latin adjective remotus and refers to the geographical remoteness and isolation of the region (Montanhas do Tumucumaque National Park) where the specimen was collected. 
  • Meiri, Shai; Aaron M. Bauer, Allen Allison, Fernando Castro-Herrera, Laurent Chirio, Guarino Colli, Indraneil Das, Tiffany M. Doan, Frank Glaw, Lee L. Grismer, Marinus Hoogmoed, Fred Kraus, Matthew LeBreton, Danny Meirte, Zoltán T. Nagy, Cristiano d 2017. Extinct, obscure or imaginary: the lizard species with the smallest ranges. Diversity and Distributions - 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
  • Ribeiro-Júnior, Marco A.; Marcélia B. da Silva, and Jucivaldo D. Lima 2016. A New Species of Bachia Gray 1845 (Squamata: Gymnophthalmidae) from the Eastern Guiana Shield Herpetologica Jun 2016, Vol. 72, No. 2: 148-156.
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