Vol. 35 (2019)
Notas científicas

First Record of leucism in Tropidurus hispidus (Spix, 1825) (Squamata: Tropiduridae) in north Brazil, Eastern Amazon

Patrick Ribeiro Sanches
Universidade Federal do Amapá, Departamento de Ciências Biológicas e da Saúde, Laboratório de Herpetologia, Campus Marco Zero do Equador, 68.903-419, Macapá, AP, Brazil.
Fillipe Pedroso Dos Santos
Universidade Federal do Amapá, Departamento de Ciências Biológicas e da Saúde, Laboratório de Herpetologia, Campus Marco Zero do Equador, 68.903-419, Macapá, AP, Brazil.
Carlos Eduardo Costa Campos
Universidade Federal do Amapá, Departamento de Ciências Biológicas e da Saúde, Laboratório de Herpetologia, Campus Marco Zero do Equador, 68.903-419, Macapá, AP, Brazil.

Publicado 2019-04-01

Cómo citar

Ribeiro Sanches, P., Pedroso Dos Santos, F., & Costa Campos, C. E. (2019). First Record of leucism in Tropidurus hispidus (Spix, 1825) (Squamata: Tropiduridae) in north Brazil, Eastern Amazon. ACTA ZOOLÓGICA MEXICANA (N.S.), 35, 1-4. https://doi.org/10.21829/azm.2019.3502202

Resumen

In vertebrates leucism does not occur frequently in nature but has been recorded in amphibians and reptiles. Herein we report the first record of leucism in Tropidurus hispidus from north Brazil, Eastern Amazon. During fieldwork in an amphibian and reptile assessment, we photographed on a rocky surface and leaf litter an individual T. hispidus with leucism.

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