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Cynisca leonina (MÜLLER, 1885)

IUCN Red List - Cynisca leonina - Vulnerable, VU

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Higher TaxaAmphisbaenidae, Amphisbaenia, Lacertoidea, Squamata 
Subspecies 
Common NamesLos Archipelago Worm Lizard 
SynonymAmphisbaena leonina MÜLLER 1885: 700
Cynisca leonina — KRAMER 1979
Cynisca leonina — GANS 2005: 28 
DistributionGuinea-Bissau (Tumbo and Kassa islands, Los Archipelago), Guinea

Type locality: ‘‘Tumbo Insel,’’ Los Archipelago, Guinea. Map legend:
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Reproductionoviparous 
TypesHolotype: NMBA 3806. 
Comment 
References
  • Gans, C. 2005. CHECKLIST AND BIBLIOGRAPHY OF THE AMPHISBAENIA OF THE WORLD. Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist. 289: 1-130
  • Kramer, Eugen 1979. Typenkatalog der Echsen im Naturhistorischen Museum Basel (BM), Stand 1978. Revue Suisse de Zoologie 86 (1): 159-166 - get paper here
  • Müller,F. 1885. Vierter Nachtrag zum Katalog der herpetologischen Sammlung des Basler Museums. Verh. naturf. Ges. Basel 7: 668-717 - get paper here
  • Trape, J.F.; Mané, Y. 2015. Note sur une collection d’amphisbènes (Squamata, Amphisbaenidae) d’Afrique occidentale Bull. Soc. Herp. France 154 : 35-60
 
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