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Distribution

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Continent: South-America
Distribution: S/C Uruguay
Type locality: Montevideo, Uruguay
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Distribution

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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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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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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 mertensii

Amphisbaena is a genus in the family Amphisbaenidae, commonly known as worm lizards, even though they are not 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.

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. 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 worm lizards, even though they are not lizards. Over 100 species are placed in this diverse genus.

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