Bachia pyburni Kizirian & McDiarmid, 1998

Ribeiro-Júnior, Marco A. & Amaral, Silvana, 2017, Catalogue of distribution of lizards (Reptilia: Squamata) from the Brazilian Amazonia. IV. Alopoglossidae, Gymnophthalmidae, Zootaxa 4269 (2), pp. 151-196: 160-161

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4269.2.1

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scientific name

Bachia pyburni Kizirian & McDiarmid, 1998
status

 

Bachia pyburni Kizirian & McDiarmid, 1998 

Type-locality. Yapima, Vaupés, Colômbia. 

Pertinent taxonomic references. Kizirian & McDiarmid (1998), Rodrigues et al. (2007a, 2008), Freitas et al. (2011), Teixeira et al. (2013a), Colli et al. (2015), Goicoechea et al. (2016), Ribeiro-Júnior et al. (2016).

Distribution and habitat. Bachia pyburni  is endemic to northwestern Amazonia  , occurring in Brazil, Venezuela, and Colombia, where it is known from the Negro – Vaupés river systems and Neblina region ( Fig. 3View FIGURE 3). In Brazil, it occurs only in the state of Amazonas. Bachia pyburni  is fossorial and diurnal, inhabits both highland and lowland terra firme forests, where it is found in the soil and amid decaying roots (Kizirian & McDiarmid 1998).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Chordata

Class

Reptilia

Order

Squamata

Family

Gymnophthalmidae

Genus

Bachia