A new species of the lizard genus Bachia (Squamata: Gymnophthalmidae) from the Cerrados of Central Brazil

@article{Rodrigues2008ANS,
  title={A new species of the lizard genus Bachia (Squamata: Gymnophthalmidae) from the Cerrados of Central Brazil},
  author={Miguel Trefaut Rodrigues and Agust{\'i}n Camacho and Pedro M. Sales Nunes and Renato Sousa Recoder and Mauro Junior Teixeira and Paula Hanna Valdujo and Jos{\'e} M{\'a}rio Ghellere and Tam{\'i} Mott and Cristiano de C Nogueira},
  journal={Zootaxa},
  year={2008},
  volume={1875},
  pages={39-50}
}
A new species of Bachia of the bresslaui group, is described from Estacao Ecologica Serra Geral do Tocantins, a recently created protected area in the Central Brazilian Cerrados of state of Tocantins. The new species is most similar to Bachia psamophila from which it differs in limb morphology and head and body scalation. As in Bachia psamophila the shovelshaped snout of the new species is highly prominent, an adaptation related to its psamophilous habits. 

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