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Amphisbaena bilabialata (STIMSON, 1972)

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Higher TaxaAmphisbaenidae, Amphisbaenia, Lacertoidea, Squamata (lizards)
Common NamesPortuguese: Cobra-de-Duas-Cabeças, Cobra-Cega 
SynonymAnops bilabialatus STIMSON 1972
Anops bilabialatus — VANZOLINI 1999
Anops bilabialatus — GANS 2005: 22
Amphisbaena bilabialatus — MOTT & VIEITES 2009
Amphisbaena bilabialata — COSTA & BÉRNILS 2015 
DistributionBrazil (Mato Grosso)

Type locality: Brazil, Mato Grosso, 260 km N Xavantina  
TypesHolotype: MZUSP 21276. Paratypes: BMNH 1971.1028, 1971.1029, UMMZ 131700, MZUSP 21277. 
  • Gans, C. 2005. CHECKLIST AND BIBLIOGRAPHY OF THE AMPHISBAENIA OF THE WORLD. Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist. 289: 1-130 - get paper here
  • Gonzalez R. C. et al. 2020. Lista dos Nomes Populares dos Répteis no Brasil – Primeira Versão. Herpetologia Brasileira 9 (2): 121 – 214 - get paper here
  • Mott, T.; Honorio Morais, D.; Kawashita-Ribeiro, R.A. 2008. Reptilia, Squamata, Amphisbaenidae, Anops bilabialatus: Distribution extension, meristic data, and conservation. Check List 4 (2): 146-150 - get paper here
  • Mott, Tamí; David R. Vieites 2009. Molecular phylogenetics reveals extreme morphological homoplasy in Brazilian worm lizards challenging current taxonomy. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 51 (2): 190-200 - get paper here
  • PEREZ, RENATA; SÍRIA RIBEIRO & MÁRCIO BORGES-MARTINS 2012. Reappraisal of the taxonomic status of Amphisbaena prunicolor (Cope 1885) and Amphisbaena albocingulata Boettger 1885 (Amphisbaenia: Amphisbaenidae). Zootaxa 3550: 1–25 - get paper here
  • Ribeiro, SÍria; Carolina Castro-Mello, Cristiano Nogueira 2009. New Species of Anops Bell, 1833 (Squamata, Amphisbaenia) from Jalapão Region in the Brazilian Cerrado. Journal of Herpetology 43 (1):21-28 - get paper here
  • RIBEIRO, SÍRIA; JERRIANE O. GOMES, HELDER LÚCIO RODRIGUES DA SILVA, CARLOS EDUARDO D. CINTRA, NELSON JORGE DA SILVA JR. 2016. A new two-pored species of Amphisbaena (Squamata, Amphisbaenidae) from the Brazilian Cerrado, with a key to the two-pored species of Amphisbaena. Zootaxa 4147 (2): 124–142 - get paper here
  • Stimson 1972. A new species of Anops from Mato Grosso, Brazil (Reptilia: Amphisbaenia). Bull. British Mus. Nat. Hist. (Zool.) 24: 205-212 - get paper here
  • Vanzolini,P.E. 1999. On Anops (Reptilia: Amphisbaenia: Amphisbaenidae). Papeis Avulsos de Zool., São Paulo, 41 (1): 1-37
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