Preliminary checklist of the herpetofauna of the upper Rio Urucu, Amazonas, Brazil

Claude Gascon Ocírio de Souza Pereira About the authors

Thirty-three species of anuran amphibians and 22 species of reptiles were found in 9 days and nights of sampling in an unexplored region of Central Amazon. The community is characterized by typical lowland Amazonian species. The relatively short sampling time and high number of species caught indicates that this region probably has very high species richness.

Checklist; herpetofauna; Rio Urucu; Amazonas; Brazil

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