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Placosoma cipoense CUNHA, 1966

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Higher TaxaGymnophthalmidae (Cercosaurinae), Sauria, Gymnophthalmoidea, Squamata (lizards)
Common NamesE: Cunha's Brazilian Lizard
Portuguese: Lagartinho-do-Cipó 
SynonymPlacosoma cipoense CUNHA 1966 
DistributionBrazil (Minas Gerais)

Type locality: Serra do Cipo (near Belo Horizonte), Minas Gerais, Brazil.  
TypesHolotype: MPEG 
EtymologyNamed after the type locality. 
  • Cunha, O.R. da 1966. Sôbre uma nova expécie de lagarto do estado de Minas Gerais Placosoma cipoense sp. n. (Lacertilia, Teiidae). Bol. Mus. Paraense Emilio Goeldi, zool. 61: 1-9
  • 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
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