Check List 5(3): 518-525, doi: 10.15560/5.3.518
Herpetofauna, Ponte de Pedra Hydroelectric Power Plant, states of Mato Grosso and Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil
expand article infoNelson Jorge da Silva Jr., Carlos Eduardo Domingos Cintra, Hélder Lúcio Rodrigues Silva, Marcio Candido Costa, Claudiano do Amaral Souza, Antônio Alves Pachêco Jr., Fernanda Anziliero Gonçalves
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This paper presents a check list of amphibians and reptiles of the area under influence of Ponte de Pedra hydroelectric power plant on Correntes River (municipality of Sonora), between the Brazilian states of Mato Grosso do Sul and Mato Grosso. The list was the result of collecting efforts of a Faunal Program (inventory, rescue, and monitoring) carried out between November 2003 and April 2005. The list comprises 2 orders (Gymnophiona and Anura), 7 families (Caeciliidae, Bufonidae, Cycloramphidae, Hylidae, Leiuperidae, and Leptodactylidae) 14 genera, and 33 species of amphibians and 3 orders (Testudines, Crocodylia, and Squamata), 20 families (Chelidae, Testudinidae, Alligatoridae, Amphisbaenidae, Anguidae, Gekkonidae, Phyllodactylidae, Gymnophtalmidae, Hoplocercidae, Polychrotidae, Scincidae, Teiidae, Tropiduridae, Anomalepididae, Leptotyphlopidae, Typhlopidae, Boidae, Colubridae, Elapidae, and Viperidae), 51 genera, and 72 species of reptiles.