Check List 10(6): 1549-1554, doi: 10.15560/10.6.1549
New records of the teiid lizards Kentropyx paulensis (Boettger, 1893) and Tupinambis duseni Lönnberg, 1910 (Squamata: Teiidae) from the state of Minas Gerais, southeastern Brazil
expand article infoLeandro de Oliveira Drummond, António Jorge do Rosário Cruz§, Henrique Caldeira Costa|, Caryne Aparecida de Carvalho Braga
‡ Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil§ Universidade Federal de Ouro Preto, Brazil| Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Brazil
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Kentropyx paulensis and Tupinambis duseni are teiid lizard species endemic to the Cerrado ecoregion. They are, respectively, considered “Vulnerable” and “Near Threatened” in the state of Minas Gerais, Brazil. Herein, we report the occurrence of both species in the municipality of Buenópolis, Minas Gerais, representing their easternmost locality and the second state record. An updated distribution map for K. paulensis and T. duseni is presented.
biogeography; Cerrado; distribution; reptiles; savanna; Serra do Cabral