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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 
CommentDiagnosis: “Dezesseis fileiras de escamas ao redor do meio do corpo: quatro delas entre as faixas claras dorsolaterais, as duas externas sempre majores que as duas centrais. Faixa clara dorsolateral fortemente marginada por negro da prefrontal até poueo após a raiz do braco, dar até a raiz da cauda urn fino pontilhado negro limita superiormente a faixa dorsolateral.” [RODRIGUES 1991]. 
  • 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
  • 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 - get paper here
  • 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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