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Bachia alleni  (Barbour, 1914)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 1172647

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Bachia heteropa alleni (Barbour, 1914)
  Common Name(s): Antillean Bachia [English]
    LaGuaira Bachia [English]
    Worm Lizard [English]
    Allen's Ground Lizard [English]
  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  
                               FamilyGymnophthalmidae Fitzinger, 1826 – Spectacled Lizards  
                                  GenusBachia Gray, 1845  
                                     SpeciesBachia alleni (Barbour, 1914) – Antillean Bachia, LaGuaira Bachia, Worm Lizard, Allen's Ground Lizard  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  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,, accessed 12 Dec 2021   
  Reference for: Bachia alleni   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Murphy, John C., Daniele Salvi, Joana L. Santos, Alvin L. Braswell, Stevland P. Charles, et al.  
  Publication Date: 2019   
  Article/Chapter Title: The reduced limbed lizards of the genus Bachia (Reptilia, Squamata, Gymnophthalmidae); biogeography, cryptic diversity, and morphological convergence in the eastern Caribbean   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Organisms Diversity & Evolution, vol. 19   
  Page(s): 321-340   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 1439-6092   
  Notes: doi: 10.1007/s13127-019-00393-4   
  Reference for: Bachia alleni   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: Caribbean  






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