Iphisa elegans soinii Dixon, 1974

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: 170

publication ID

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

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scientific name

Iphisa elegans soinii Dixon, 1974
status

 

Iphisa elegans soinii Dixon, 1974 

Type-locality. Nuevo Tocache , Departmento San Martin, Peru, 650 m. 

Pertinent taxonomic references. Dixon (1974b), Ávila-Pires (1995), Nunes et al. (2012), Goicoechea et al. (2016).

Distribution and habitat. Iphisa elegans soinii  is endemic to western Amazonia  , occurring in Brazil and Peru, along the Marañón, Ucayali, Jutaí, and Juruá river systems ( Fig. 11View FIGURE 11). Dixon (1974b) also reported it from Bolivia. Iphisa elegans soinii  is terrestrial and diurnal, inhabits primary and secondary forest, where it is found among leaf litter (Dixon 1974b).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Chordata

Class

Reptilia

Order

Squamata

Family

Gymnophthalmidae

Genus

Iphisa