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Cynisca senegalensis GANS, 1987

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Higher TaxaAmphisbaenidae, Amphisbaenia, Lacertoidea, Squamata (lizards)
Common Names 
SynonymCynisca senegalensis GANS 1987: 65
Cynisca senegalensis — GANS 2005: 29
Cynisca senegalensis — TRAPE 2014 
DistributionSenegal, Guinea (Conakry)

Type locality: Parc Niokolo-Koba, Sénègal.  
TypesHolotype: IFAN (unnumbered). 
DiagnosisDiagnosis: Gans 1987: 65 
EtymologyNamed after the type locality. 
  • Gans C 1987. Studies on amphisbaenians (Reptilia). 7. The small round-headed species (Cynisca) from western Africa. American Museum Novitates (2896): 1-84 - 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
  • Trape, J.F. 2014. Un reptile nouveau du genre Cynisca Gray, 1844, au Sénégal (Squamata, Amphisbaenidae). Bull. Soc. Herp. France 151: 11-20.
  • Trape, J.F.; Mané, Y. 2015. Note sur une collection d’amphisbènes (Squamata, Amphisbaenidae) d’Afrique occidentale. Bull. Soc. Herp. France 154 : 35-60
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