Check List 9(4): 818-819, doi: 10.15560/9.4.818
First records of Chthonerpeton arii Cascon and Lima-Verde, 1994 (Amphibia: Gymnophiona: Typhlonectidae) out of the type locality
expand article infoAdriano Oliveira Maciel, Bruno Vilela de Moraes e Silva§, Filipe Augusto Cavalcanti do Nascimento|, Diva Maria Borges-Nojosa, Daniel Cassiano Lima
‡ Museu Paraense Emílio Goeldi, Brazil§ Universidade Federal de Alagoas; Universidade Federal de Goiás, Brazil| Universidade Federal de Alagoas, Brazil¶ Universidade Federal do Ceará, Brazil
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Chthonerpeton arii was described from a large series of specimens from Limoeiro do Norte municipality, state of Ceará, Brazil. Here we provide the first records of the species out of the type locality, in the state of Bahia, and in its border with the state of Pernambuco, Brazil. We also provide color photographs of a preserved specimen.
herpetofauna; caecilians