Check List 10(5): 1020-1030, doi: 10.15560/10.5.1020
Squamate reptiles of the Atlantic Forest of northern Bahia, Brazil
expand article infoMarco Antonio de Freitas
‡ Instituto Chico Mendes de Conservação da Biodiversidade (ICMBio), PARNA do Catimbau, Vila Catimbau, 56537-000, Buíque, Pernambuco, PE, Brazil
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We present a list of squamate reptiles of the northern Atlantic forest of Bahia, Brazil, comprising a total of 29 municipalities. The study area was sampled opportunistically over more than 20 years resulting in a total of 482 specimens deposited in various herpetological collections. Of these, 314 were snakes belonging to 62 species and seven families, 42 were amphisbaenas belonging to five species in a single family and 125 specimens were lizards, grouped in 36 species and 12 families.
reptiles; squamates; Atlantic Forest; Bahia