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

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

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scientific name

Cercosaura
status

 

Cercosaura  sp. 1

Taxonomic remarks. Cercosaura  sp. 1 differs from other Cercosaura  species in some aspects of scutellation and color pattern. It is under study as part of the revision of the genus Cercosaura  .

Distribution and habitat. Cercosaura  sp. 1 is endemic to southern Brazilian Amazonia  , where it occurs between the Curuá/Iriri and Purus rivers ( Fig. 10View FIGURE 10). It is known from the states of Pará, Amazonas, Rondônia, and Mato Grosso. Cercosaura  sp. 1 is terrestrial and diurnal, inhabits primary and secondary terra firme forests, and disturbed areas near forest edges, where it is mainly found on the ground (Macedo et al. 2008—referred to as C. ocellata bassleri  ; MPEGAbout MPEG data).

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