publication . Article . 2008

Herpetofauna of an urban fragment of Atlantic Forest in Paraíba State, Northeast Brazil

Yuri C. C. Lima; Fagner R. Delfim; Gentil A. Pereira-Filho; Washington L. S. Vieira; Gindomar Gomes Santana; Kleber S. Vieira;
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  • Published: 01 Mar 2008 Journal: Biotemas (issn: 0103-1643, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina
Abstract
The Herpetofauna of an urban fragment of Atlantic Forest was investigated in relation to species richness and habitat use. Fourteen species of amphibian anurans pertaining to the families Bufonidae, Brachycephalidae, Hylidae, Leptodactylidae, Leiuperidae, Microhylidae and Ranidae were recorded. The reptiles were represented by 37 species, distributed in the families Gekkonidae, Gymnophthalmidae, Polychrotidae, Scincidae, Teiidae, Tropiduridae, Amphisbaenidae, Boidae, Colubridae, Elapidae, Typhlopidae, Chelidae, Testudinidae and Alligatoridae. Most of the recorded species presented wide geographic distribution, although some of them had distributions that were re...
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free text keywords: Herpetofauna, natural history, Atlantic Forest, Science, Q, Biology (General), QH301-705.5
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