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Amphisbaena spurrelli  Boulenger, 1915
Taxonomic Serial No.: 1125473

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s):    
  Common Name(s): Spurrell's 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  
                            SuborderAmphisbaenia  – Worm Lizards, Amphisbaenians  
                               FamilyAmphisbaenidae Gray, 1865 – Tropical Worm Lizards, Amphisbaenids  
                                  GenusAmphisbaena Linnaeus, 1758 – Tropical Worm Lizards  
                                     SpeciesAmphisbaena spurrelli Boulenger, 1915 – Spurrell's Worm Lizard  
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Peter Uetz  
  Notes: Associate Professor, CSBC   
  Reference for: Amphisbaena spurrelli    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Reptile Database (2020), website (version Dec-2019)  
  Acquired: 2020   
  Notes: Uetz, P., Freed, P. & Hosek, J. (eds.) (2020) The Reptile Database, http://www.reptile-database.org   
  Reference for: Amphisbaena spurrelli   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Boulenger, G. A.  
  Publication Date: 1915   
  Article/Chapter Title: Descriptions of a new Amphisbaena and a new Snake discovered by Dr. H. G. F. Spurrell in Southern Colombia   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London, 1915, no. 4   
  Page(s): 659-661   
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  Notes: Available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/31547684   
  Reference for: original description   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: South America  
       
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