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Notes on the Vertebrates of northern Pará, Brazil: a forgotten part of the Guianan Region, III. A new species of Microcaecilia (Amphibia: Gymnophiona: Caeciliidae)

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Author(s): Adriano Oliveira Maciel | Marinus Steven Hoogmoed

Journal: Boletim do Museu Paraense Emílio Goeldi : Ciências Naturais
ISSN 1981-8114

Volume: 6;
Issue: 1;
Start page: 67;
Date: 2011;
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Keywords: Brazil | Guianan Region | Gymnophiona | Microcaecilia | New species

ABSTRACT
A new species of Microcaecilia is described from the municipality of Óbidos, state of Pará, in the Brazilian part of theGuianan Region. The new species has a high number of secondary annuli, monocuspid vomeropalatine teeth, and othercharacteristics that together differentiate it from the other eight known species of the genus.

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