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New pored Leposternon (Squamata, Amphisbaenia) from Brazilian Cerrado
A new species of Leposternon is described from the Brazilian Cerrado, southwestern Goias state. The new species is diagnosed mainly by the following characters: two–four precloacal pores, 299–341Expand
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Reptilia, Squamata, Amphisbaenidae, Leposternon spp.: distribution extension, new state record, and geographic distribution map
The genus Leposternon Wagler, 1824 is represented by fossorial squamate reptiles characterized mainly by having head always dorsoventrally compressed, nostril with the opening on the ventral surfaceExpand
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Description of a New Pored Leposternon (Squamata, Amphisbaenidae) from the Brazilian Cerrado
ABSTRACT. A new species of Leposternon is described from the Brazilian Cerrado, Goiás and Minas Gerais states. The known range is restricted to the headwaters of the Paranã and São FranciscoExpand
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In the depths of obscurity: Knowledge gaps and extinction risk of Brazilian worm lizards (Squamata, Amphisbaenidae)
Abstract Worm lizards remain one of the least known groups of vertebrates, hindering a proper assessment of their levels of threat, especially in tropical regions where worm lizard diversity isExpand
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Reappraisal of the taxonomic status of Amphisbaena prunicolor (Cope 1885) and Amphisbaena albocingulata Boettger 1885 (Amphisbaenia: Amphisbaenidae)
We revised the taxonomic status of Amphisbaena prunicolor and A. albocingulata, two taxa traditionally recognized assubspecies of A. prunicolor in the A. darwini complex. Despite some authorsExpand
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Distribution extension for Hydrodynastes melanogigas Franco, Fernandes & Bentim, 2007 (Serpentes: Dipsadidae: Xenodontinae) in the Araguaia-Tocantins basin, Brazilian Cerrado
We present new records for Hydrodynastes melanogigas Franco, Fernandes & Bentim, 2007, from eastern Mato Grosso state, Central Brazil. The four specimens found in the municipalities of Novo SantoExpand
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The status of Drymobius reissii Peters, 1868 (Serpentes, Colubridae)
Fernanda M. D’Agostini1,2, Thales De Lema1, Siria L. B. Ribeiro1 1 Laboratorio de Herpetologia, Museu de Ciencias e Tecnologia da Pontificia Universidade Catolica do Rio Grande do Sul, CampusExpand
Addressing human mobility in Iberian Neolithic and Chalcolithic ditched enclosures: The case of Perdigões (South Portugal)
Abstract To access the role of mobility in the social trajectory of Late Neolithic and Chalcolithic societies in the South of Portugal (Southwest Iberia) a project was design to address the human,Expand
First record of the house gecko Hemidactylus mabouia (Moreau de Jonnès, 1818) in the diet of the vine snake Oxybelis fulgidus (Daudin, 1803)
The vine snake Oxybelis fulgidus (Daudin, 1803) is a widely distributed arboreal member of the Colubridae which occurs from Mexico southwards to Bolivia and Brazil in the Amazon ForestExpand
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