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Tupinambis teguixin Linnaeus, 1758 (Squamata: Teiidae). First record for the state of Piauí, northeastern Brazil

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Cuadernos de Herpetología 28 (1): 45-46, 2014 ronildo_benicio@hotmail.com

Resumen

Tupinambis teguixin Linnaeus, 1758 (Squamata: Teiidae). Brazil, state of Piauí, municipality of Barras, (4º14'40" S, 42º17'40" W, 70 m a.s.l.). Collector: Ronildo Alves Benício. In 09 July 2011 at 10:30 an adult specimen (SVL 2750 mm) was caught foraging in an open area with vegetation characteristic of transition Caatinga - Cerrado, and deposited in the Coleção Herpetológica Jorge Jim (CHJJ 0666) of the Laboratório de Ecologia da Universidade Federal do Piauí (UFPI) – Campus Picos.

Palabras clave:

Tupinambis teguixin; Piauí; Brazil

Recibido: 24 Oct. 2012 ▪ Revisado: 22 Feb. 2013 ▪ Aceptado: 10 May. 2013

Editor Asociado: A. Giraudo
Benicio, R.A. & Gonçalves Fonseca, M. 2014. Tupinambis teguixin Linnaeus, 1758 (Squamata: Teiidae). First record for the state of Piauí, northeastern Brazil. Cuadernos de Herpetología 28: 45-46.