Friday, April 8, 2016

Quadrangular Scaled Bachia, Bachia cf. flavescens (Family Gymnophthalmidae)


This lizard is known from three specimens from Tobago. It, or something like it, is also known from Guyana and it is probably a complex of species as currently recognized. It can be distinguished from the other Bachia in T&T by its quadrangular scales on the dorsum, The other Bachia have hexagonal scales on the dorsum.

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