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Psychosaura macrorhyncha (HOGE, 1946)

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Higher TaxaScincidae, Mabuyinae, Scincoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesHoge's Mabuya 
SynonymMabuya macrorhyncha HOGE 1946
Mabuya macrorhyncha — REBOUCAS-SPIEKER 1974
Mabuya macrorhyncha — GREER et al. 2000
Mabuya macrorhyncha — MAUSFELD et al. 2002
Psychosaura macrorhyncha — HEDGES & CONN 2012: 137
Mabuya macrorhyncha — FREITAS 2014 
DistributionBrazil (Rio de Janeiro, Pernambuco, Espírito Santo, Bahia, Alagoas, Paraiba, São Paulo, Sergipe)

Type locality: Ilha Queimada Grande, Brazil  
ReproductionViviparous (Rocha et al. 1999). 
TypesHolotype: IB (= IBSP) 
Diagnosis 
CommentImages shwon are from animals captured in Pernambuco, NE Brazil.

Type species: Mabuya macrorhyncha HOGE 1946 is the type species of the genus Psychosaura HEDGES & CONN 2012. 
Etymology 
References
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