Tupinambis quadrilineatus Manzane & Abe, 1997

Ribeiro-Júnior, Marco A. & Amaral, Silvana, 2016, Catalogue of distribution of lizards (Reptilia: Squamata) from the Brazilian Amazonia. III. Anguidae, Scincidae, Teiidae, Zootaxa 4205 (5), pp. 401-430: 418

publication ID

http://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4205.5.1

publication LSID

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persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03C087CC-484D-FF86-FF4A-FEDEFD702AA9

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scientific name

Tupinambis quadrilineatus Manzane & Abe, 1997
status

 

Tupinambis quadrilineatus Manzane & Abe, 1997 

Type-locality. Rosário Oeste, Mato Grosso, Brasil. 

Pertinent taxonomic references. Manzane & Abe (1997), Colli et al. (1998), Fitzgerald et al. (1999), Silveira (2009), Harvey et al. (2012), Murphy et al. (2016).

Distribution and habitat. Tupinambis quadrilineatus  is widespread in Brazilian Cerrado, and also present in open vegetation enclaves of southern Brazilian Amazonia ( Fig. 7View FIGURE 7). It is known from the states of Pará (Amazonian region), Tocantins, Mato Grosso, Goiás, Maranhão, Piauí, Minas Gerais, and in the Distrito Federal (Cerrado). Tupinambis quadrilineatus  is terrestrial and diurnal, inhabits both cerrado vegetation sensu stricto as gallery forests within the cerrado, where it is found on the ground and hidden inside burrows (Manzane & Abe 1997; Colli et al. 1998; Ferreira et al. 2009; Silva et al. 2009).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Chordata

Class

Reptilia

Order

Squamata

Family

Teiidae

Genus

Tupinambis