PDF | On Jan 1, , Igor Joventino Roberto and others published Ecological aspects of Kentropyx calcarata (Squamata: Teiidae) in a. PDF | There are few descriptions of the reproductive behavior of South American teiid lizards and none for the genus Kentropyx. We describe. Kentropyx calcarata, commonly known as the striped forest whiptail, is a species of lizard endemic to South America. (Source: Wikipedia. Photo: (c) Todd Pierson .

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Find more calcarwta by Google images search: Striped forest whiptail S: Kentropyx is the only genus of teiids with scales between the digital lamellae continuing as a row of enlarged scales between the fourth and fifth toe and relatively long, apical papillae on the lobes of the hemipenis.

Unlike all other Teiidae, Kentropyx apparently lacks visible subterminal lenticular scale organs on its dorsals and caudals. No other Teiinae has keeled ventrals also in Dracaena or relatively small, keeled antebrachials small antebrachials that are either keeled or smooth occur in Callopistes and the various genera of Tupinambinae.

Unlike other Teiinae, Kentropyx lacks a subocular keel or has a weak keel restricted to the first and second subocular, but not extending to the long subocular below the eye.

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Kentropyx is a feminine noun in the nominative singular derived from the Greek words kentron meaning spur and pyxos meaning box. Valcarata name is likely an allusion to the preanal spurs in species of this genus. Check List 7 6: Werneck, and Jack W Sites Cosenza, Ana Paula V. Lizards of Brazilian Amazonia Reptilia: Herpetological results of the expedition to Sarisari—ama, a tepui in Venezuelan Guayana, with the description of five new species.


Catalogue of the lizards in the British Museum Natural History. A unisexual lizard of hybrid origin in the Guiana Region, Calcaraha America.

American Museum Novitates MacCulloch, and Amy Lathrop Amphibians and reptiles of Guyana, South America: Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 4: Journal of Threatened Taxa kentropyyx 8: The lizards and amphisbaenians of Bolivia Reptilia, Squamata: Amr, Nashat Hamidan Banding patterns and chromosomal evolution in five species of neotropical Teiinae lizards Squamata: Evidence of a communal nest of Kentropyx calcarata Squamata: Teiidae in the Atlantic Forest of northeastern Brazil.

Squamate reptiles of the Atlantic Forest of northern Bahia, Brazil. Check List 10 5: Geographic variation in the Kentropyx calcarata species group Sauria: Journal of Herpetology 20 2: Conservation Biology 21 3: Contribution to the herpetofauna of the Venezuelan Guayana.

Scientia Guaianae, Caracas, No. Herpetology of Barbados, B. A synopsis of the species of Class Reptilia.

The animal kingdom arranged in conformity with its organisation by the Baron Cuvier with additional descriptions of all the species hither named, and of many before noticed [V Whittaker, Treacher and Co. An annotated checklist of the lizards of French Guiana, mainly based on two recent collections. Zoologische Mededelingen 49 The effects of selective logging on the lizards Kentropyx calcarata, Ameiva ameiva and Mabuya nigropunctata. Marques de Souza Rapid survey of the herpetofauna in an area of forest management in eastern Acre, Brazil.


Check List 10 4: Reptiles of an urban Atlantic Rainforest fragment in the state of Pernambuco, northeastern Brazil.

Striped Forest Whiptail (Kentropyx calcarata) ·

Check List 10 1: Catalogue of the Neotropical Squamata: Check List 9 1: Catalogue of distribution of lizards Reptilia: Squamata from the Brazilian Amazonia. Anguidae, Scincidae, Teiidae Zootaxa 5: Herpetological Review 27 4: Check List 7 3: Ecological and geographical distribution of lizards in Pernambuco, northeastern Brasil Sauria. Papeis Avulsos de Zool.

Ecology and life history of the wide-foraging lizard Kentropyx calcarata Teiidae in Amazonian Brazil. Canadian Journal of Zoology Phylogeny, biogeography and evolution of clutch size in South American lizards of the genus Kentropyx Squamata: Tweet Please submit feedback about this entry to the curator. Reptarium The Reptile Database.

Kentropyx calcarata SPIX, Can you confirm these amateur observations of Kentropyx calcarata? Web pages and scripting Jiri Hosek.

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