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Amphisbaena cegei MONTERO, SÁFADEZ, ÁLVAREZ, 1997

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Higher TaxaAmphisbaenidae, Amphisbaenia, Lacertoidea, Squamata (lizards)
Common Names 
SynonymAmphisbaena cegei MONTERO, SÁFADEZ, ÁLVAREZ 1997
Amphisbaena cegei — DIRKSEN & DE LA RIVA 2000
Amphisbaena cegei — GANS 2005: 13 
DistributionBolivia (Santa Cruz)

Type locality: Pampa Grande (64°06’S, 18’W), Province of Florida, Department of Santa Cruz, Bolivia.  
TypesHolotype: MNK R (MNKM) 580 (Museo de Historia Natural Noel Kempff Mercado, Santa Cruz) 
EtymologyNamed after the initials of Carl Gans. See Adler et al. 2010 for obituaries. 
  • Adler, K. 2010. Carl Gans (1923–2009) and the Integrative Biology of Reptiles. Herpetological Review 41 (2): 142-150 - get paper here
  • Beolens, Bo; Michael Watkins, and Michael Grayson 2011. The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA - get paper here
  • Costa HC, Welton LJ, Hallermann J 2018. An updated diagnosis of the rare Amphisbaena slateri Boulenger, 1907, based on additional specimens (Squamata, Amphisbaenia, Amphisbaenidae). Evolutionary Systematics 2(2): 125-135 - get paper here
  • Dirksen, L. & De la Riva, I. 1999. The lizards and amphisbaenians of Bolivia (Reptilia, Squamata): checklist, localities, and bibliography. Graellsia 55: 199-215 - get paper here
  • Gans, C. 2005. CHECKLIST AND BIBLIOGRAPHY OF THE AMPHISBAENIA OF THE WORLD. Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist. 289: 1-130 - get paper here
  • Jansen, M. & Köhler, G. 2010. Reptilia, Squamata, Amphisbaenidae, Amphisbaena cegei Montero, 1997, and Reptilia, Squamata, Teiidae, Tupinambis rufescens (Günther, 1871): Vertical range extension. Check List 6 (4): 503-504 - get paper here
  • Montero, Ricardo 2001. Amphisbaena cegei Montero, Fernández, and González. Catalogue of American Amphibians and Reptiles (726): 1-3 - get paper here
  • Montero,R. Sáfadez,I.F. & Álvarez,L.G. 1997. A new species of Amphisbaena from Bolivia. Journal of Herpetology 31 (2): 218-220 - get paper here
  • Vanzolini, P.E. 2002. AN AID TO THE IDENTIFICATION OF THE SOUTH AMERICAN SPECIES OF AMPHISBAENA (SQUAMATA, AMPHISBAENIDAE). Pap. Avul. Zool., Sao Paulo 42(15):351-362 - get paper here
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