Zoogeographic novelty

Tropidurus cocorobensis Rodrigues, 1987 (Squamata, Tropiduridae). New record and geographic distribution map in northeastern Brazil

; ; ; ;

Cuadernos de Herpetología 26 (1): 63-65, 2012 leonardo.ribeiro@univasf.edu.br

Abstract

Tropidurus cocorobensis Rodrigues, 1987. Brazil, state of Pernambuco, municipality of Floresta (08°36'04" S; 38°34'07" W; 316 m). Collectors: Members of the Wildlife Rescue Team from the Project of Integration of São Francisco river (PISF) with the basins of septentrional northeastern. From July 2009 to February 2010, 55 specimens were collected in areas of Caatinga characterized by shrub vegetation with sandy soil, and deposited in the Scientific Collection of the Centro de Conservação e Manejo de Fauna da Caatinga – CEMAFAUNA-CAATINGA/UNIVASF, Petrolina, Brazil. Axis East Transposition of the São Franscisco river – Petrolândia (Leste Petrolândia: LPE) (LPE 998).

Key words:

Tropidurus; Distribution; Brazil

Received: Dec. 01, 2011 ▪ Revised: Feb. 24, 2012 ▪ Accepted: Mar. 01, 2012

Associate Editor: M. Cabrera
Ribeiro, L.B.; Brito, M.S.; Barbosa, L.F.S.; Pereira, L.C.M. & Nicola, P.A. 2012. Tropidurus cocorobensis Rodrigues, 1987 (Squamata, Tropiduridae). New record and geographic distribution map in northeastern Brazil. Cuadernos de Herpetología 26: 63-65.