Marinussaurus curupira Peloso, Pellegrino, Rodrigues & Ávila-Pires, 2011

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: 174

publication ID

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

publication LSID

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persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03BA0C5B-2F6D-FFE6-4EFF-F929FEB9F804

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Plazi

scientific name

Marinussaurus curupira Peloso, Pellegrino, Rodrigues & Ávila-Pires, 2011
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Marinussaurus curupira Peloso, Pellegrino, Rodrigues & Ávila-Pires, 2011 

Type-locality. Ramal km 27, Iranduba, state of Amazonas, Brazil. 

Pertinent taxonomic reference. Peloso et al. (2011), Goicoechea et al. (2016).

Distribution and habitat. Marinussaurus curupira  is endemic to Brazilian Amazonia  , and until now only known from the municipally of Iranduba, state of Amazonas, just west of the confluence of Solimões and Negro Rivers ( Fig. 12View FIGURE 12). It is terrestrial and diurnal, inhabits the leaf litter of terra firme forest (personal communication with V. Carvalho).