Check List 5(3): 570-576, doi: 10.15560/5.3.570
Herpetofauna, Santa Edwiges I and II hydroelectric power plants, state of Goiás, Brazil
expand article infoCarlos Eduardo Domingos Cintra, Hélder Lúcio Rodrigues Silva, Nelson Jorge da Silva Jr.
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This paper presents a check list of amphibians and reptiles of the area under the influence of Santa Edwiges I and II small hydroelectric power plants on Rio Buritis, state of Goiás, Brazil. The list was the result of faunal rescue operations carried out between 31 August and 29 September 2005 (Santa Edwiges II) and between 30 July and 12 September 2006 (Santa Edwiges I). The list comprises 30 species of amphibians belonging to 16 genera and 8 families (Caeciliidae, Bufonidae, Cycloramphidae, Hylidae, Brachycephalidae, Leiuperidae, Leptodactylidae, and Microhylidae), and 45 species of reptiles belonging to 38 genera and 16 families (Amphisbaenidae, Anguidae, Gekkonidae, Gymnophtalmidae, Polychrotidae, Scincidae, Teiidae, Tropiduridae, Anomalepididae, Leptotyphlopidae, Typhlopidae, Boidae, Colubridae, Dipsadidae, Elapidae, and Viperidae).