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(Reference retrieved automatically from Web of Science through information on FAPESP grant and its corresponding number as mentioned in the publication by the authors.)

REDESCRIPTION OF APOSTOLEPIS LONGICAUDATA (SERPENTES: XENODONTINAE) WITH COMMENTS ON ITS HEMIPENIAL MORPHOLOGY AND NATURAL HISTORY

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Author(s):
Curcio, Felipe Franco [1] ; Sales Nunes, Pedro M. [1] ; Harvey, Michael B. [2] ; Rodrigues, Miguel T. [1]
Total Authors: 4
Affiliation:
[1] Univ Sao Paulo, Dept Zool, Inst Biociencias, BR-05422970 Sao Paulo - Brazil
[2] Broward Coll, Dept Biol Sci, Davie, FL 33314 - USA
Total Affiliations: 2
Document type: Journal article
Source: Herpetologica; v. 67, n. 3, p. 318-331, SEP 2011.
Web of Science Citations: 10
Abstract

Apresentamos a redescricao da rara especie de serpent Apostolepis longicaudata Comes in Amaral coin base no exame do holotipo e em comparacoes com tres novos exemplares do Cerrado do Brasil Central. O trabalho inclui dados ineditos sobre a coloracao em vida, morfologia hemipeniana e historia natural. Dois especimes lineados previamente identificados como A. quinquelineata por outros autores sao redeterminados aqui como A. nelsonjorgei, que parece ser a unica especie do genero cujas contagens de subcaudais se sobrepoem as de A. longicaudata. (AU)

FAPESP's process: 07/00811-8 - Hemipenial morphology of microteiid lizards and their implications on phylogenetic relationships of the Gymnophtalmidae family
Grantee:Pedro Murilo Sales Nunes
Support type: Scholarships in Brazil - Doctorate