Tupinambis longilineus Ávila-Pires, 1995,

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: 417

publication ID

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

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persistent identifier

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scientific name

Tupinambis longilineus Ávila-Pires, 1995
status

 

Tupinambis longilineus Ávila-Pires, 1995 

Type-locality. Alvorada d’Oeste, road BR –429, km 87, line 64, state of Rondônia, Brazil. Pertinent taxonomic references. Ávila-Pires (1995), Colli et al. (1998), Fitzgerald et al. (1999), Harvey et al. (2012), Murphy et al. (2016). 

Distribution and habitat. Tupinambis longilineus  is endemic to Amazonia, with its distribution restricted to the interfluvium Purus –Tapajós, in southern Amazonia, occurring in Brazil and Peru ( Fig. 7View FIGURE 7). In Brazil it is known from the states of Pará, Amazonas, and Rondônia. Tupinambis longilineus  is terrestrial and diurnal, inhabits terra firme forest, also at its border with disturbed areas, where is found on the ground ( Ávila-Pires 1995; Lima & Pimenta 2008; Moraes et al. 2016).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Chordata

Class

Reptilia

Order

Squamata

Family

Teiidae

Genus

Tupinambis