- Holotype: CORBIDI 7678.
- Type locality: Santa Rosa de la Yunga Village, Jaén Province, Cajamarca Region, Peru.
- Etymology: This species is dedicated to Antonio Garcia Bravo, Peruvian biologist, in recognition of both, his support in the investigation of the Peruvian herpetofauna and his continued and unattenuated efforts in the conservation of the dry forests along the Marañón River.
Primary references edit
- Koch, C., Venegas, P.J. & Böhme, W. 2015. Three new endemic species of Epictia Gray, 1845 (Serpentes: Leptotyphlopidae) from the dry forest of northwestern Peru. Zootaxa 3964(2): 228–244. DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.3964.2.4 Reference page.