Rondonops xanthomystax Colli, Hoogmoed, Cannatella, Cassimiro, Gomes, Ghellere, Nunes, Pellegrino, Salerno, Souza & Rodrigues, 2015

Ribeiro-Júnior, Marco A. & Amaral, Silvana, 2017, Catalogue of distribution of lizards (Reptilia: Squamata) from the Brazilian Amazonia. IV. Alopoglossidae, Gymnophthalmidae, Zootaxa 4269 (2), pp. 151-196: 179-180

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https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4269.2.1

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Rondonops xanthomystax Colli, Hoogmoed, Cannatella, Cassimiro, Gomes, Ghellere, Nunes, Pellegrino, Salerno, Souza & Rodrigues, 2015
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Rondonops xanthomystax Colli, Hoogmoed, Cannatella, Cassimiro, Gomes, Ghellere, Nunes, Pellegrino, Salerno, Souza & Rodrigues, 2015 

Type-locality. Left bank of Rio Abacaxis , São Sebastião, Borba (4°18'32"S, 58°38'11"W), Amazonas, Brazil.GoogleMaps 

Pertinent taxonomic references. Colli et al. (2015), Goicoechea et al. (2016).

Distribution and habitat. Rondonops xanthomystax  is endemic to southern Brazilian Amazonia  , distributed between lower Madeira River and upper –middle Tapajós river system ( Fig. 17View FIGURE 17). In Brazil, it is known from the states of Amazonas and Pará. Rondonops xanthomystax  is terrestrial and diurnal, inhabits primary terra firme forest with open understory, high abundance of palm trees, and dense leaf litter, where it is found among leaf litter; one specimen was collected by a glue trap about 1.7 m high on a diagonally-oriented fallen tree trunk (Colli et al. 2015).