Range extension and geographic distribution of Amphisbaena mitchelli Procter, 1923 in the state of Pará, Brazil

Síria Ribeiro, Alfredo P. Santos-Jr, Lívia Carla Chagas, Hipócrates de Menezes Chalkidis


We present here a new record for Amphisbaena michelli for the western of Pará State, northern Brazil. The specimen was found in the municipality of Belterra, on the right bank of the Tapajós River, and represents an expansion ca. 350 km west of the previously known geographic distribution of the species.


Reptilia; Amphisbaenidae; distribution

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