Tupinambis,

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: 419

publication ID

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

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:EE3B97F5-E040-4C2B-AAB6-57F99CFD7FE8

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03C087CC-484E-FF85-FF4A-F9E8FACE2F1C

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Tupinambis
status

 

Tupinambis  sp.

Taxonomic remarks. Tupinambis  sp. differs from other Tupinambis  in some aspects of scutellation and color pattern. It is under description by M. Silva, T. Ávila-Pires, and MAR-J (submitted manuscript).

Distribution and habitat. Tupinambis  sp. is distributed in the western portion of Brazilian Cerrado, Pantanal, and in open vegetation enclaves in southern Brazilian Amazonia ( Fig. 7View FIGURE 7). In Brazil, it is known from the state of Mato Grosso. Tupinambis  sp. is terrestrial and diurnal, inhabits both cerrado vegetation sensu stricto as gallery forests within the cerrado, where it is found on the open ground (personal communication with M. Silva).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Chordata

Class

Reptilia

Order

Squamata

Family

Teiidae