Check List 5(3): 732-745, doi: 10.15560/5.3.732
Lizards and Amphisbaenians, municipality of Viçosa, state of Minas Gerais, southeastern Brazil
expand article infoHenrique Caldeira Costa, Vitor Dias Fernandes, Adriana Castro Rodrigues, Renato Neves Feio
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We performed a survey of lizards and amphisbaenians from municipality of Viçosa, in Atlantic Forest from state of Minas Gerais, southeastern Brazil, based on data of the herpetological collections of Museu de Zoologia João Moojen, Universidade Federal de Viçosa, and Museu de Zoologia, Universidade de São Paulo. One hundred and forty six specimens of 14 species were analyzed, belonging to the following families: Amphisbaenidae, Anguidae, Gekkonidae, Gymnophthalmidae, Leiosauridae, Polychrotidae, Scincidae, Teiidae and Tropiduridae. We hope to supply basic that helps to understand species distribution of this group in the Atlantic Forest of Minas Gerais and southeastern Brazil.