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Continent: South-America
Distribution: S/C Uruguay
Type locality: Montevideo, Uruguay
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Continent: South-America
Distribution: Brazil (Rio Grande do Sul), Uruguay, Argentina (Cordoba to Rio Negro, Buenos Aires), Bolivia (Tarija, Gran Chaco)
Type locality: œAmerica Australi
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Amphisbaena_kingii_BELL_1833_distribution
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Continent: South-America
Distribution: Brazil (São Paulo and Rio Grande do Sul) to N Uruguay and NE Argentina (Misiones)
Type locality: Brazil: Rio Grande do Sul: San Joao do Monte Negro, now Montenegro (29°42S, 51°28W).
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Amphisbaena_trachura_COPE_1885_distribution
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Continent: Caribbean
Distribution: W Cuba, Isla de la Juventud
Type locality: Cuba.
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Amphisbaena (lizard)
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Amphisbaena is a genus in the family Amphisbaenidae, commonly known as the worm lizards. Over 100 species are placed in this diverse genus.

Species

Nota bene: A binomial authority in parentheses indicates that the species was originally described in a genus other than Amphisbaena.

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Amphisbaena mertensii

Nota bene: A binomial authority in parentheses indicates that the species was originally described in a genus other than Amphisbaena.

Etymology

The specific names, carlgansi, carli, and cegei, are all in honor of American herpetologist Carl Gans (1923-2009), for his contributions to the knowledge of Amphisbaenians.[3][2]

See also

References

  1. ^ Boulenger GA (1885). Catalogue of the Lizards in the British Museum (Natural History). Second Edition. Volume II ... Amphisbænidae. London: Trustees of the British Museum (Natural History). (Taylor and Francis, printers.) xiii + 497 pp. + Plates I-XXIV. (Genus Amphisbæna, p. 435).
  2. ^ a b c "Amphisbaena ". The Reptile Database. www.reptile-database.org.
  3. ^ Beolens, Bo; Watkins, Michael; Grayson, Michael (2011). The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press. xiii + 296 pp. .mw-parser-output cite.citation{font-style:inherit}.mw-parser-output q{quotes:"""""'"'"}.mw-parser-output code.cs1-code{color:inherit;background:inherit;border:inherit;padding:inherit}.mw-parser-output .cs1-lock-free a{background:url("//upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/6/65/Lock-green.svg/9px-Lock-green.svg.png")no-repeat;background-position:right .1em center}.mw-parser-output .cs1-lock-limited a,.mw-parser-output .cs1-lock-registration a{background:url("//upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/d/d6/Lock-gray-alt-2.svg/9px-Lock-gray-alt-2.svg.png")no-repeat;background-position:right .1em center}.mw-parser-output .cs1-lock-subscription a{background:url("//upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/a/aa/Lock-red-alt-2.svg/9px-Lock-red-alt-2.svg.png")no-repeat;background-position:right .1em center}.mw-parser-output .cs1-subscription,.mw-parser-output .cs1-registration{color:#555}.mw-parser-output .cs1-subscription span,.mw-parser-output .cs1-registration span{border-bottom:1px dotted;cursor:help}.mw-parser-output .cs1-hidden-error{display:none;font-size:100%}.mw-parser-output .cs1-visible-error{font-size:100%}.mw-parser-output .cs1-subscription,.mw-parser-output .cs1-registration,.mw-parser-output .cs1-format{font-size:95%}.mw-parser-output .cs1-kern-left,.mw-parser-output .cs1-kern-wl-left{padding-left:0.2em}.mw-parser-output .cs1-kern-right,.mw-parser-output .cs1-kern-wl-right{padding-right:0.2em}ISBN 978-1-4214-0135-5. (Amphisbaena cegei, p. 50; A. carlgansi, p. 97).

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Amphisbaena (lizard): Brief Summary
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Amphisbaena is a genus in the family Amphisbaenidae, commonly known as the worm lizards. Over 100 species are placed in this diverse genus.

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