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Redescription of Amphisbaena vermicularis Wagler

Carl Gans

Redescription of Amphisbaena vermicularis Wagler

with comments on its range and synonymy (Amphisbaenia: Reptilla)

by Carl Gans

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Published in [San Francisco] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Brazil.
    • Subjects:
    • Amphisbaena vermicularis.,
    • Lizards -- Brazil.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Carl Gans and Mark A. Amdur.
      SeriesProceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, 4th ser., v. 33, no. 5, Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences ;, v. 33, no. 5.
      ContributionsAmdur, Mark A., joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQ11 .C253 vol. 33, no. 5
      The Physical Object
      Pagination69-90 p.
      Number of Pages90
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5750999M
      LC Control Number71003768

      Redescription of Amphisbaena vermicularis Wagler, with comments on its range and synonymy (Amphisbaenia: Reptilia). Proceedings of the California Academy . Amphisbaena fuliginosa, also known as the black-and-white worm lizard, speckled worm lizard or spotted worm lizard, is a species of amphisbaenian in the genus ecology of A. fuliginosa is poorly known due to its fossorial habits. However, this species can be easily distinguished from others because of its characteristic white and black mosaic pattern that covers both the dorsal Family: Amphisbaenidae.

      A new karyotypic formula for the genus Amphisbaena (Squamata: Amphisbaenidae) Camila Falcione and Alejandra Hernando Laboratorio de Herpetología, Facultad de Ciencias Exactas y Naturales y Agrimensura, Universidad Nacional del Nordeste. Av. Libertad () Corrientes. Argentina. E-mail: [email protected] by: 1.   Hello Everyone, Interesting how so many of the mythical creatures can seem very much alike but share completely different origins like with the Amphisbaena. A creature that is typically a specialized dragon, or at least some type or reptilian creature with two heads. Although there is some tales of other forms of Amphisbaena we are [ ].

      This large snake has two heads, one at each end of its long, coiling body. Both display large sets of fangs. The reclusive amphisbaena is a dreaded viper with a head at either end of its thick, serpentine coils. It travels in a strange, undulant crawl akin to that of a sidewinder, looping the coils of its long body back and forth and keeping both of its heads at the alert. Amphisbaena ridleyi from the Ilhas Rata and Fernando de Noronha had similar karyotype numbers composed by 46 chromosomes, with 9 pairs of macrochromosomes and 14 pairs of microchromosomes (2n = 46, 18M+28m). The macrochromosomes are three metacentric pairs (1, 2 and 4), two acrocentric pairs (8 and 9) and four subtelocentric pairs (3, 5, 6 and.


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Redescription of Amphisbaena vermicularis Wagler by Carl Gans Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Redescription of Amphisbaena vermicularis Wagler, with comments on its range and synonymy (Amphisbaenia: Reptilla). [Carl Gans; Mark A Amdur]. E: Wagler's Worm Lizard: Synonym: Amphisbaena vermicularis WAGLER 73 Amphisbaena vermicularis — DUMÉRIL & BIBRON Amphisbaena vermicularis centralis AMARAL Amphisbaena spixi SCHMIDT Amphisbaena vermicularis — GRAY Amphisbaena vermicularis — DIRKSEN & DE LA RIVA Amphisbaena vermicularis Common Names: Wagler's Worm Lizard.

Amphisbaena vermicularis Wagler, – Wagler's worm lizard Amphisbaena xera Thomas, – dry worm lizard, Puerto Rican dryland worm lizard [2], North American worm lizard Nota bene: A binomial authority in parentheses indicates that the species was originally described in a Class: Reptilia.

Notes on amphisbaenids (Amphisbaenia; Reptilia). Redescription and redefinition of Amphisbaena pericensis Noble from the mountains of northwestern Peru,Breviora, ():8 figures.

Gans] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Further reading. Gans C (). "Notes on Amphisbaenids (Amphisbaenia, Reptilia). A Redescription of Amphisbaena stejnegeri and the Description of a New Species of Amphisbaena from British Guiana".American Museum Novitates (): ("Amphisbaena vanzolinii, new species", pp.

13–17, Figures ).Gans C (). "Checklist and Bibliography of the Amphisbaenia of the World".Class: Reptilia. Redescription of Amphisbaena vermicularis Wagler, with comments on its range and synonymy (Amphisbaenia: Reptilia) Vol Page 69 The limits of the fish family Serranidae, with notes on.

Prevalence and intensity of infection by Raillietiella gigliolii Hett, (Pentastomida) in Amphisbaena alba Linnaeus, and A.

vermicularis Wagler, (Amphisbaenidae) from Northeastern Brazil/ Prevalencia e intensidade de infeccao por Raillietiella gigliolii Hett, (Pentastomida) em Amphisbaena alba Linnaeus, e A.

vermicularis. Person. Who is Carl Gans. Carl Gans is a Guggenheim Fellow in Natural Sciences. born on 7 September (92 years ago) in Hamburg; nationality: United States of America education: PhD (Biology) at Harvard University, graduated in ; died on 30 November (5 years ago) in Austin; written works: "Biology of the Reptilia", "Three new spade-snouted amphisbaenians from Angola.

amphisbaena (ăm′fĭs-bē′nə) n. A mythical serpent or winged creature having a head at each end of its body. [Middle English amphibena, from Latin amphisbaena, from Greek amphisbaina: amphis, both ways (from amphi- amphi-) + bainein, to go; see gwā- in Indo-European roots.] am′phisbae′nic adj.

amphisbaena (ˌæmfɪsˈbiːnə) n, pl. Search results Search Parameters. Higher taxa: Amphisbaenidae; Search results. Species found: Amphisbaena absaberi (STRUSSMAN & CARVALHO, ) Amphisbaena acangaoba RIBEIRO, GOMIDES & COSTA, ; Amphisbaena acrobeles (RIBEIRO, CASTRO-MELLO & NOGUEIRA, ) Amphisbaena alba LINNAEUS, ; Amphisbaena albocingulata BOETTGER, A new six-pored Amphisbaena (Squamata: Amphisbaenidae) from the coastal zone of northeast Brazil Article (PDF Available) in Zootaxa (2) January with Reads How we measure.

Amphisbaena [Ray succre] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. A sober disinterest in relationships causes Bill Sherman, failing calendarist, to abandon dating for many years.

When pressured into a dating event by his brother5/5(1). Define amphisbaena. amphisbaena synonyms, amphisbaena pronunciation, amphisbaena translation, English dictionary definition of amphisbaena. Although there are a number of homeopathic medicines made from reptiles, including Amphisbaena vermicularis (snake lizard, which is actually not closely related to lizards), chameleon, gecko (which I.

tropical worm lizards Amphisbaena Linnaeus, Records 1 to of species Amphisbaena absaberi (Strussman & Carvalho, ) species Amphisbaena species Amphisbaena vermicularis Wagler, species Amphisbaena wiedi Vanzolini.

A new species of the Amphisbaena (Squamata, Amphisbaenidae) from the Brazilian Cerrado with a key for the two-pored species.

Zootaxa (3): – DOI: /zootaxa Amphisbaena definition is - a serpent in classical mythology having a head at each end and capable of moving in either direction. Distribution extension of Amphisbaena ibijara Rodrigues, Andrade & Lima, (Squamata: Amphisbaenidae) Article (PDF Available) in Herpetology Notes August with Reads.

Pliny the Elder [1st century CE] (Natural History, Book 8, 35): The amphisbaena has a twin head, that is one at the tail-end as well, as though it were not enough for poison to be poured out of one mouth.

Isidore of Seville [7th century CE] (Etymologies, B ): The amphisbaena has two heads, one in the proper place and one in its tail.

Members of the family Amphisbaenidae are limbless, burrowing lizards with carnivorous diets. As in other amphisbaenians, the body bears rings of scales, which gives amphisbaenids a worm-like appearance.

The heads are massively constructed and used for burrowing, with powerful jaws and large, recurved teeth used for seizing : Reptilia. AMPHISBAENA Meaning: "both ways" (see amphi-) + stem of bainein "to go, walk, step," from PIE root *gwa- "to go, come." See definitions of amphisbaena.

Amphisbaena Mythology, Traits and History. The Amphisbaena, in spite of its lack of legs, has an extraordinary means of locomotion.

Its two heads clamp on one another and then it rolls like a bicycle wheel. This trait, as researchers indicate, resembles the North American Hoop Snake.There are no reviews for Amphisbaena yet. You can write one. Added by: Nikolas Chris: Modified by: Murmur_ Added on: Last modified on: Two-Headed.

The amphisbaena has advantage on Wisdom checks and on saving throws against being blinded, charmed, deafened, frightened, stunned, or knocked unconscious. Regeneration. The amphisbaena regains 10 hit points at the start of its turn. If the amphisbaena takes acid or fire damage, this trait doesn't function at the start of the amphisbaena's next turn.