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Procellosaurinus erythrocercus RODRIGUES, 1991

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Higher TaxaGymnophthalmidae (Gymnophthalminae), Gymnophthalmini, Sauria, Gymnophthalmoidea, Squamata (lizards) 
Common NamesRodrigues' Red Teiid 
SynonymProcellosaurinus erythrocercus RODRIGUES 1991
Procellosaurinus erythrocercus — CASTOE et al. 2004 
DistributionBrazil (Bahia, Piaui)

Type locality: Ibiraba (10°48’ S, 42°50’ W) Map legend:
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TypesHolotype: MZUSP 71.575 
CommentType species: Procellosaurinus erythrocercus RODRIGUES 1991 is the type species of the genus Procellosaurinus RODRIGUES 1991.

Diagnosis: “Quinze fileiras longhudlnais de eseamas ao redor do corpo; tres delas de igual tamanho e situadasentre asfaixasclarasdorsolaterais.Faixa clara dorsolateral sem emargina cãonegra superior.” 
  • Castoe, T.A.; Doan, T.M. & Parkinson, C.L. 2004. Data partitions and complex models in Bayesian analysis: the phylogeny of Gymnophthalmid lizards. Systematic Biology 53 (3): 448-469 - get paper here
  • Cavalcanti, L.B.Q.; T.B. Costa; G.R. Colli; G.C. Costa; F.G.R. França; D.O. Mesquita; C.K.S. Palmeira; N. Pelegrin; A.H.B. Soares; D.B. Tucker; A.A. Garda 2014. Herpetofauna of protected areas in the Caatinga II: Serra da Capivara National Park, Piauí, Brazil. Check List 10 (1): 18-27 - get paper here
  • Delfim, F.R.; D.O. Mesquita; H. Fernandes-Ferreira; L.B.Q. Cavalcanti. 2011. Procellosaurinus erythrocercus Rodrigues, 1991 (Squamata: Gymnophthalmidae): Distribution extension. Check List 7 (6): 856-858 - get paper here
  • Freitas, Marco Antonio de and Diogo Veríssimo 2012. First record of the lizard Procellosaurinus erythrocercus (Rodrigues, 1991), (Squamata: Gymnophtalmidae) for the Brazilian state of Piauí, Brazil. Herpetology Notes 5: 35-36 - get paper here
  • Rodrigues, M. T. 1991. Herpetofauna das dunas interiores do Rio Sào Francisco, Bahia, Brazil. III. Procellosaurinus: um novo genero de microteiideos sem palpebra, com a redefinicao do genero Gymnophthalmus (Sauria, Teiidae). Papéis Avulsos Zoology (Sao Paulo) 37 (21): 329-342
  • Rodrigues, M.T. 2003. Herpetofauna da Caatinga. In: I.R. Leal, M. Tabarelli & J.M.C. Silva (eds.). Ecologia e conservação da Caatinga, pp. 181-236. Editora Universitária, Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, Recife, Brasil.
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