Argentina and Brazil Herp List
November 2006
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Crocodilians
AlligatoridaeAlligators and Caimans
Caiman crocodilus
Common Caiman
Melanosuchus niger
Black Caiman
new species
Lizards
DactyloidaeAnoles
Anolis ortonii
Amazon Bark Anole
new species
GekkonidaeTypical Geckos
ScincidaeSkinks
Copeoglossum nigropunctatum
South American Spotted Skink
new species
SphaerodactylidaeDwarf Geckos
Gonatodes humeralis
Bridled Forest Gecko
new species
TeiidaeWhiptails and Tegus
Kentropyx altamazonica
Cocha Whiptail
new species
Tupinambis merianae
Argentine Giant Tegu
new species
Tupinambis teguixin
Common Tegu
new species
TropiduridaeTropidurid Lizards
Tropidurus torquatus
Amazon Lava Lizard
new species
Uranoscodon superciliosus
Diving Lizard
new species
Snakes
ViperidaeVipers
Bothrops atrox
South American Fer-de-Lance
new species
Frogs and Toads
BufonidaeTrue Toads
DendrobatidaePoison Frogs
Ameerega hahneli
Pale-striped Poison Frog
new species
HylidaeTreefrogs
Hypsiboas punctatus
Polkadot Treefrog
new species
Osteocephalus leprieurii
Common Bromeliad Treefrog
new species
Osteocephalus taurinus
Giant Broad-headed Treefrog
new species
Sphaenorhynchus lacteus
Greater Hatchet-faced Treefrog
new species
LeptodactylidaeTropical Frogs
Adenomera andreae
Cocha Chirping Frog
new species
Leptodactylus wagneri
Dwarf Jungle Frog
new species
Summary
Crocodilians:
Lizards:
Snakes:
Frogs and Toads:
total:
new species:
2
9
1
8
20
17