Ameiva parecis (Colli, Costa, Garda, Kopp, Mesquita, Péres Jr, Valdujo, Vieira & Wiederhecker 2003)

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: 410

publication ID

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

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persistent identifier

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scientific name

Ameiva parecis (Colli, Costa, Garda, Kopp, Mesquita, Péres Jr, Valdujo, Vieira & Wiederhecker 2003)
status

 

Ameiva parecis (Colli, Costa, Garda, Kopp, Mesquita, Péres Jr, Valdujo, Vieira & Wiederhecker 2003) 

Type-locality. Fazenda Cachoeira , 50 km NW of Vilhena, state of Rondônia, Brazil, alt. 612 m (12°32’07”S, 60°25’36”W).GoogleMaps 

Pertinent taxonomic references. Colli et al. (2003a, 2003b, 2009), Giugliano et al. (2006, 2013), Harvey et al. (2012).

Distribution and habitat. Ameiva parecis  is endemic to enclaves of open vegetation in the states of Rondônia and Mato Grosso, Brazil, in southern Amazonia ( Fig. 5View FIGURE 5). It is terrestrial and diurnal, inhabits cerrado vegetation surrounded by terra firme forest, where it is found on open sandy soil and under shrubs ( Colli et al. 2003a).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Chordata

Class

Reptilia

Order

Squamata

Family

Teiidae

Genus

Ameiva