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Bachia heteropa  (Lichtenstein and Martens in Lichtenstein, 1856)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 208951

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Bachia heteropa heteropa (Lichtenstein and Martens in Lichtenstein, 1856)
 
    Chalcides heteropus Lichtenstein and Martens in Lichtenstein, 1856
 
  Common Name(s): LaGuaira Bachia [English]
 
    Worm Lizard [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomDeuterostomia   
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                InfraphylumGnathostomata   
                   SuperclassTetrapoda   
                      ClassReptilia Laurenti, 1768 – répteis, reptiles, Reptiles  
                         OrderSquamata Oppel, 1811 – Amphisbaenians, Lizards, Snakes, amphisbènes, lézards, serpents  
                            SuborderAutarchoglossa   
                               FamilyGymnophthalmidae Fitzinger, 1826 – Spectacled Lizards  
                                  GenusBachia Gray, 1845  
                                     SpeciesBachia heteropa (Lichtenstein and Martens in Lichtenstein, 1856) – LaGuaira Bachia, Worm Lizard  
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Peter Uetz  
  Notes: Associate Professor, CSBC   
  Reference for: Bachia heteropa    
       
  Expert: Roy W. McDiarmid  
  Notes: U.S. Geological Survey, Biological Resources Division, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center   
  Reference for: Bachia heteropa    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Bachia heteropa   
       
  Source: Reptile Database (Nov 2021), website (version Nov-2021)  
  Acquired: 2021   
  Notes: Uetz, P., Freed, P, Aguilar, R. & Hosek, J. (eds.) (2021) The Reptile Database, http://www.reptile-database.org, accessed 12 Dec 2021   
  Reference for: Bachia heteropa   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Peters, J. A., and R. Donoso-Barros  
  Publication Date: 1986   
  Article/Chapter Title: Lizards and Amphisbaenians - Part 2. Revised edition with new material by P. E. Vanzolini   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Catalogue of the Neotropical Squamata   
  Page(s):    
  Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press   
  Publication Place: Washington, D.C., USA   
  ISBN/ISSN:    
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Bachia heteropa   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: Caribbean  
    South America  
       
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