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Leposoma annectans RUIBAL, 1952

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Higher TaxaGymnophthalmidae (Cercosaurinae s.l., Ecpleopodinae), Sauria, Gymnophthalmoidea, Squamata (lizards)
Common Names 
SynonymLeposoma annectens RUIBAL 1952: 486
Leposoma annectans — PETERS & DONOSO-BARROS 1970: 164
Leposoma annectans — RODRIGUES et al. 2002
Leposoma annectans — RODRIGUES et al. 2005
Leposoma annectans — DAMASCENO et al. 2020 
DistributionBrazil (Bahia)

Type locality: Bahia, Estado da Bahia, Brazil.  
TypesHolotype: DZSJRP (DZ) 790B, female (Museo São Paulo, Dep. Zool.) 
CommentLeposoma annectens has been considered as a synonym of L. scincoides until it was resurrected by RODRIGUES et al. (2002). 
  • Damasceno, Roberta P, Ana Carolina Carnaval, Chodon Sass, Renato Sousa Recoder, Craig Moritz, and Miguel Trefaut Rodrigues. 2020. Geographic Restriction, Genetic Divergence, and Morphological Disparity in the Brazilian Atlantic Forests: Insights from Leposoma Lizards (Gymnophthalmidae, Squamata). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 154: 106993 - get paper here
  • 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
  • Rodrigues, M. T.; Dixo, M.; Accacio, G. M. 2002. A large sample of Leposoma (Squamata, Gymnophthalmidae) from the Atlantic forests of Bahia, the status of Leposoma annectans Ruibal, 1952, and notes on conservation. Papéis Avulsos de Zoologia 42 (5): 103-117 - get paper here
  • Rodrigues, Miguel T. and Teresa C. S. Avila-Pires 2005. New lizard of the genus Leposoma (Squamata, Gymnophthalmidae) from the Lower Rio Negro, Amazonas, Brazil. Journal of Herpetology 39 (4): 541-546 - get paper here
  • Rodrigues, Miguel Trefaut, et al. 2002. A new species of Leposoma (Squamata, Gymnopthalmidae) from the remnant Atlantic Forests of the state of Bahia, Brazil. Papéis Avulsos de Zoologia 42 (14): 335-350 - get paper here
  • RODRIGUES, MIGUEL TREFAUT; MAURO TEIXEIRA JR., RENATO SOUSA RECODER, FRANCISCO DAL VECHIO, ROBERTA DAMASCENO & KATIA CRISTINA MACHADO PELLEGRINO 2013. A new species of Leposoma (Squamata: Gymnophthalmidae) with four fingers from the Atlantic Forest central corridor in Bahia, Brazil. Zootaxa 3635 (4): 459–475 - get paper here
  • Ruibal, R. 1952. Revisionary notes of some South American Teiidae. Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. Harvard 106: 475-529 (477?)-529. - get paper here
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