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Bachia talpa RUTHVEN, 1925

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Higher TaxaGymnophthalmidae (Cercosaurinae, Bachiinae), Sauria, Gymnophthalmoidea, Squamata (lizards)
Common NamesE: Ruthven's Bachia 
SynonymBachia talpa RUTHVEN 1925
Bachia talpa — PETERS & DONOSO-BARROS 1970: 82 
DistributionN Colombia (Sierra de Santa Marta and Caquetá), Venezuela ?

Type locality: Valle Dupar, Sierra de Santa Marta, Colombia.  
TypesHolotype: UMMZ 54771 
DiagnosisDiagnosis: Dixon 1973: 24

Coloration: Dixon 1973: 25 
CommentProbably in Venezuela (DONOSO-BARROS 1968).

Distribution: see map in TEXEIRA et al. 201: 412. 
  • Blanco-Torres, Argelina; Lina Báez S., Edgar Patiño-Flores, Juan M. Renjifo-R. 2013. Herpetofauna from the middle valley of the Ranchería river, La Guajira, Colombia. Rev. Biodivers. Neotrop. 3 (2): 113-22
  • Donoso-Barros, R. 1968. The lizards of Venezuela (checklist and key). Carib. J. Sci. 8 (3-4): 105-122
  • Peters, James A. & Donoso-Barros, Roberto 1970. Catalogue of the Neotropical Squamata: Part II. Lizards and Amphisbaenians. Bull. US Natl. Mus. 297: 293 pp. - get paper here
  • Ruthven,A.G. 1925. Lizards of the genus Bachia. Proc. Boston Soc. Nat. Hist. 28 (3): 101-109
  • TEIXEIRA; MAURO, JR; FRANCISCO DAL VECHIO, PEDRO M. SALES-NUNES, ANTONIO MOLLO NETO, LUCIANA MOREIRA LOBO, LUIS FERNANDO STORTI, RENATO AUGUSTO JUNQUEIRA GAIGA, PEDRO HENRIQUE FREIRE DIAS, MIGUEL TREFAUT RODRIGUES 2013. A new species of Bachia Gray, 1845 (Squamata: Gymnophthalmidae) from the western Brazilian Amazonia. Zootaxa 3636 (3): 401–420 [erratum in Zootaxa 3646: 200] - get paper here
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