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Amphisbaena acangaoba  Ribeiro, Gomides and Costa, 2020
Taxonomic Serial No.: 1125672

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Common Name(s): Helmeted Worm Lizard [English]
    Anfisbena-de-Capacete [Portuguese]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      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 acangaoba Ribeiro, Gomides and Costa, 2020 – Helmeted Worm Lizard, Anfisbena-de-Capacete  

  Reference for:    
  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,   
  Reference for: Amphisbaena acangaoba   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Ribeiro, Leonardo B., Samuel C. Gomides, and Henrique C. Costa  
  Publication Date: 2020   
  Article/Chapter Title: A New Worm Lizard Species (Squamata: Amphisbaenidae: Amphisbaena) with Nonautotomic Tail, from Northeastern Brazil   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Journal of Herpetology, vol. 54, no. 1   
  Page(s): 9-18   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 1937-2418   
  Notes: doi: 10.1670/19-043   
  Reference for: original description, Anfisbena-de-Capacete [Portuguese], Helmeted Worm Lizard [English]   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: South America  






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