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Bachia scaea TEIXEIRA, DAL VECHIO, SALES-NUNES, MOLLO-NETO, MOREIRA-LOBO, STORTI, JUNQUEIRA-GAIGA, FREIRE-DIAS & RODRIGUES, 2013

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Higher TaxaGymnophthalmidae (Cercosaurinae), Sauria, Gymnophthalmoidea, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common Names 
SynonymBachia scaea TEIXEIRA, DAL VECHIO, SALES-NUNES, MOLLO-NETO, MOREIRA-LOBO, STORTI, JUNQUEIRA-GAIGA, FREIRE-DIAS & RODRIGUES 2013 
DistributionBrazil (Rondônia)

Type locality: left bank of Madeira River, (9°26'55.30"S, 64°50'0.51"W, 101 m elevation, SAD69), Porto Velho municipality, state of Rondônia, Brazil.  
Reproduction 
TypesHolotype: MZUSP 101586, an adult male 
CommentDiagnosis: (1) A median-sized species of Bachia (maximum SVL= 69 mm); (2) prefrontals absent; () 5 supralabials; () supraoculars absent and 2-2 supraciliars; (4) femoral pores absent, 1-1 preanal pores in males; (5) 24–26 scales around midbody; (6) 51–54 dorsal rows of scales; (7) 40–4 ventral rows of scales; (8) 6–7 gulars; (9) 4 preanal shields; (10) no supralabials in contact with parietal; (11) dorsal scales hexagonal, imbricate, smooth; (12) fore and hindlimbs without clawed-digits; (1) first temporal present, separating fifth supralabial and parietal; (14) second chin shield not reaching oral border; (15) frontonasal present, reduced.

Distribution: see map in TEXEIRA et al. 201: 412. 
EtymologyThe specific epithet scaea is derived from the Greek word “skaios” which means “on the left”, referring to its geographical position regarding the Madeira River, as it is found only on its left bank, while its putative sister species, B. dorbignyi, is found only at its right bank.  
References
  • 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.
  • TEIXEIRA; MAURO, JR; FRANCISCO DAL VECHIO, PEDRO M. SALES NUNES, ANTONIO MOLLO NETO, LUCIANA MOREIRA LOBO, LUIS FERNANDO STORTI, RENATO AUGUSTO JUNQUEIRA GAIGA, PEDRO HENRIQUE FREIRE DIAS, MIGUEL TREFAUT RODRIGUES 2013. A new species of Bachia Gray, 1845 (Squamata: Gymnophthalmidae) from the western Brazilian Amazonia. Zootaxa 3636 (3): 401–420 [erratum in Zootaxa 3646: 200] - get paper here
 
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