Cercosaura

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: 166

publication ID

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

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:DDD8F72E-C27A-4B0F-82EA-17B01B93ED9C

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03BA0C5B-2F75-FFFE-4EFF-FA3DFEDEF938

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Cercosaura
status

 

Cercosaura  sp. 2

Taxonomic remarks. The first specimens of Cercosaura  sp. 2 were only recorded recently (in 2009) and, as the preceding one, it is under study as part of the revision of the genus Cercosaura  .

Distribution and habitat. Cercosaura  sp. 2 is endemic to Brazilian Amazonia  , and until now only known from the Jamanxim river system ( Fig. 9View FIGURE 9), state of Pará. It is terrestrial and diurnal, inhabits dense ombrophilous terra firme forest, where it is found on the ground (Mendes-Pinto & Souza 2011—identified as Cercosaura ocellata  ).