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"Bachia" as described by Förster in 1869 is now the gelinine wasp genus Bachiana.
Bachia bicolor.jpg
Bachia bicolor
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Family: Gymnophthalmidae
Tribe: Bachini
Genus: Bachia
Gray, 1845

Bachia is a genus of lizards that belong to the spectacled lizards family.[1]


The genus Bachia consists of 18[1] to 22 species:

Nota bene: A binomial authority in parentheses indicates that the species was originally described in a genus other than Bachia.


  1. ^ a b Bachia. Encyclopedia of Life. Retrieved: 2011-03029
  2. ^ Teixeira, Mauro Jr.; Recoder, Renato Sousa; Camacho, Agustín; de Sena, Marco Aurélio; Navas, Carlos Arturo; Rodrigues, Miguel Trefaut. (2013). "A new species of Bachia Gray, 1845 (Squamata: Gymnophthalmidae) from the Eastern Brazilian Cerrado, and data on its ecology, physiology and behavior". Zootaxa. 3616 (2): 173–189. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.3616.2.6. 
  3. ^ a b Rodrigues MT, Pavan D, Curcio FF. 2007. "Two New Species of Lizards of the Genus Bachia (Squamata, Gymnophthalmidae) from Central Brazil". Journal of Herpetology 41 (4): 545–553.
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Further reading[edit]

  • Dixon JR. 1973. "A Systematic Review of the Teiid Lizards, Genus Bachia, with Remarks on Heterodactylus and Anotosaura ". Misc. Publ. Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. (57): 1-47.
  • Gray JE. 1845. Catalogue of the Specimens of Lizards in the Collection of the British Museum. London: Trustees of the British Museum. (Edward Newman, printer). xxviii + 289 pp. (Bachia, new genus, p. 58).