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Procellosaurinus tetradactylus RODRIGUES, 1991

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Higher TaxaGymnophthalmidae (Gymnophthalminae), Gymnophthalmini, Sauria, Gymnophthalmoidea, Squamata (lizards) 
Common NamesRodrigues' Four-fingered Teiid 
SynonymProcellosaurinus tetradactylus RODRIGUES 1991
Procellosaurinus tetradactylus — HÖFLING & RENOUS 2004
Procellosaurinus tetradactylus — CASTOE et al. 2004 
DistributionBrazil (Bahia)

Type locality: Alagoado, Bahia (09°29’ S, 41°21’ W). Map legend:
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TypesHolotype: MZUSP 11.597 
  • 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
  • Höfling, Elizabeth and Sabine Renous 2004. High frequency of pauses during intermittent locomotion of small South American gymnophthalmid lizards (Squamata, Gymnophthalmidae). Phyllomedusa 3 (2): 83-94 - get paper here
  • Ramiro, Carolina Nisa; Mauro Teixeira Junior and Miguel Trefaut Rodrigues 2017. Reproductive Biology of Three Sympatric Species of Gymnophthalmid Lizards from the Sand Dunes of the Middle São Francisco River, Bahia, Brazil. South American J. Herp. 12 (1): 76–88 - get paper here
  • Renous, Sabine; Elizabeth Höfling and Vincent Bels 2008. Locomotion patterns in two South American gymnophthalmid lizards: Vanzosaura rubricauda and Procellosaurinus tetradactylus. Zoology 111 (4): 295-308
  • 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.
  • Rodrigues, Miguel Trefaut; Katia Cristina Machado Pellegrino, Marianna Dixo, Vanessa Kruth Verdade, Dante Pavan, Antônio Jorge Suzart Argolo, and Jack W. Sites Jr. 2007. A new genus of microteiid lizard from the Atlantic forests of State of Bahia, Brazil, with a new generic name for Colobosaura mentalis, and a discussion of relationships among the Heterodactylini (Squamata, Gymnophthalmidae). American Museum novitates (3565): 1-27 - get paper here
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