Cercosaura parkeri (Ruibal, 1952)

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: 165-166

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

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scientific name

Cercosaura parkeri (Ruibal, 1952)
status

 

Cercosaura parkeri (Ruibal, 1952) 

Type-locality. Buenavista, Departamento de Santa Cruz, Bolivia. 

Pertinent references. Ruibal (1952), Peters & Donoso-Barros (1970), Nascimento et al. (1988), Ávila-Pires (1995), Tedesco (1998), Tedesco & Cei (1999), Doan (2003), Barreto et al. (2012), Echevarría et al. (2015), Torres- Carvajal et al. (2015), Goicoechea et al. (2016).

Distribution and habitat. Cercosaura parkeri  occurs in Brazil, Bolivia, and Argentina, in the Chaco, western portion of the Brazilian Cerrado, and southern Amazonia  ( Fig. 9View FIGURE 9). In Amazonia  its distribution is associated with the river systems of Beni, Mamoré, Guaporé, and Madeira. Barreto et al. (2012) also reported it from Peru. In Brazil, it is known from the states of Rondônia and Mato Grosso. Cercosaura parkeri  is terrestrial and diurnal, inhabits semideciduous forest, tropical humid forest, seasonally flooded open areas, dense cerrado, and open grassland areas, where it is mainly found on the ground (Barreto et al. 2012).