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Heterodactylus lundii REINHARDT & LÜTKEN, 1862

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Higher TaxaGymnophthalmidae (Gymnophthalminae), Heterodactylini, Sauria, Gymnophthalmoidea, Squamata (lizards)
Common NamesE: Lund's Teiid
Portuguese: Briba, Calango-que-Vira-Cobra, Cobra-de-Pé, Cobra-de-Vidro, Cobrinha 
SynonymHeterodactylus lundii REINHARDT & LÜTKEN 1862
Heterodactylus lundii — PETERS & DONOSO-BARROS 1970: 144 
DistributionBrazil (Minas Gerais)

Type locality: Serra de Piedade, Minas Gerais, Brazil  
TypesHolotype: ZMUC-R4359 (reported as lost by Dixon 1973, but present at ZMUC fide M. Scherz, pers. comm., 14 Dec 2021). 
CommentSpecimens from Bahia are now considered as a new species, Heterodactylus septentrionalis. 
  • BARROS, Ana Bárbara 2011. HERPETOFAUNA DO PARQUE NACIONAL DA SERRA DA CANASTRA MINAS GERAIS BRASIL M. Sc. Thesis, Universidade Federal de Viçosa - 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
  • Peters, James A.; Donoso-Barros, Roberto & Orejas-Miranda, Braulio 1970. Catalogue of the Neotropical Squamata: Part I Snakes. Bull. US Natl. Mus. 297: 347 pp. - get paper here
  • Reinhardt, J., and C. Lütken 1862. Bidrag til Kundskab om Brasiliens Padder og Krybdyr. Förste Afdeling Paddern og Oglerne. Vidensk. Medd. Dansk Naturhist. Foren. Kjobenhavn 1861: 143-242. - get paper here
  • Rodrigues, Miguel T., Marco Antonio de Freitas and Thais Figueiredo Santos Silva. 2009. New species of earless lizard genus Heterodactylus (Squamata: Gymnophthalmidae) from the Highlands of Chapada Diamantina, State of Bahia, Brazil. Journal of Herpetology 43 (4): 605-611 - get paper here
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