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Ameivula nativo (ROCHA, BERGALLO & PECCININI-SEALE, 1997)

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Higher TaxaTeiidae, Teiinae, Gymnophthalmoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards)
Common NamesPortuguese: Lagartinho-de-Linhares, Lagartinho-Nativo 
SynonymCnemidophorus nativo ROCHA, BERGALLO & PECCININI-SEALE 1997
Lacerta cyanomelas SCHINZ 1822 (nom. oblit.)
Teius cyanomelas WIED 1824 (nom. oblit.)
Ameivula nativo — HARVEY et al. 2012
Ameivula nativa — ARIAS et al. 2014 
DistributionE Brazil (Espírito Santo, Bahia [HR 30: 109, HR 33: 223])

Type locality: area of the Nativo do Paraju,Reserva Florestal da CompanhiaVale do Rio Doce, Municipality of Linhares, Espírito Santo State, 19°18' S, 40°19' W.  
TypesHolotype: MNRJ 4698 (Museu Nacional do Rio de Janeiro), mature female collected on 6 April 1995 by Carlos Frederico Duarte da Rocha. Paratypes: MNRJ 39545, 4713, 4715, 4718-4719, 4722, 4724-4725, 4730, 4732, 4734-4738, Linhares 
CommentSynonymy: after MYERS et al. 2011.

Group: this species has been assigned to the ocellifer group, but cannot be assigned to any group fide ARIAS et al. 2011. In fact, it may be a hybrid between C. ocellifer and C. abaetensis. 
  • Arias, Federico Jose, Mauro Teixeira Junior, Renato Sousa Recoder, Celso Morato de Carvalho, Hussam Zaher and Miguel Trefault Rodrigues. 2014. Whiptail lizards in South America: A new Ameivula (Aquamata, Teiidae) from Planalto dos Gerais, Eastern Brazilian Cerrado. Amphibia-Reptilia 35 (2): 227-242 - get paper here
  • Arias, Federico; Celso Morato de Carvalho, Hussam Zaher, and Miguel Trefaut Rodrigues 2014. A New Species of Ameivula (Squamata, Teiidae) from Southern Espinhaço Mountain Range, Brazil. Copeia 2014 (1): 95–105 - get paper here
  • ARIAS, FEDERICO; CELSO MORATO DE CARVALHO, MIGUEL TREFAUT RODRIGUES & HUSSAM ZAHER 2011. Two new species of Cnemidophorus (Squamata: Teiidae) from the Caatinga, Northwest Brazil. Zootaxa 2787: 37–54 - get paper here
  • Bérnils, Renato S.;Antônio de Pádua Almeida João Luiz Gasparini Ana Carolina Srbek-AraujoCarlos Frederico D. Rocha Miguel Trefaut Rodrigues 2014. RÉPTEIS NA RESERVA NATURAL VALE, LINHARES, ESPÍRITO SANTO, BRASIL. Ciência & Ambiente 49: 93-210 - get paper here
  • Castro, T.M. & Teixeira, R.L. 2007. Straßenverkehr als Bedrohung für die Amphibien und Reptilien des Atlantischen Regenwalds in Südost-Brasilien. Eine Fallstudie. Sauria 29 (2): 35-42 - get paper here
  • Da Silva, José Nilton, Silva-Soares, Thiago and De Azevedo, Cristiano Schetini 2016. Ameivula nativo (Linhare's Lizard) and Tropidurus torquatus (Amazon Lava Lizard) Predation. Herpetological Review 47 (4): 664 - get paper here
  • Freitas, Marco Antonio de 2014. Squamate reptiles of the Atlantic Forest of northern Bahia, Brazil. Check List 10 (5): 1020-1030 - get paper here
  • Gonzalez R. C. et al. 2020. Lista dos Nomes Populares dos Répteis no Brasil – Primeira Versão. Herpetologia Brasileira 9 (2): 121 – 214 - get paper here
  • Guimarães, Lillian Jardim; Ana Carolina Srbek-Araujo 2018. Attempted predation of Ameivula nativo by Tropidurus torquatus (Reptilia: Squamata, Sauria) with ingestion of tail fragments in southeastern Brazil. Herpetology Notes 11: 709-713 - get paper here
  • HARVEY, MICHAEL B.; GABRIEL N. UGUETO & RONALD L. GUTBERLET, Jr. 2012. Review of Teiid Morphology with a Revised Taxonomy and Phylogeny of the Teiidae (Lepidosauria: Squamata). Zootaxa 3459: 1–156 - get paper here
  • Myers, Charles W.; Miguel Trefaut Rodrigues, and Paulo E. Vanzolini 2011. Status of Early 19th-Century Names Authored in Parallel by Wied and Schinz for South American Reptiles and Amphibians, with Designations of Three Nomina Protecta. American Museum Novitates (3714): 1-21. - get paper here
  • REEDER, T.W.; CHARLES J. COLE AND HERBERT C. DESSAUER 2002. Phylogenetic Relationships of Whiptail Lizards of the Genus Cnemidophorus (Squamata: Teiidae): A Test of Monophyly, Reevaluation of Karyotypic Evolution, and Review of Hybrid Origins. American Museum Novitates 3365: 1-64 - get paper here
  • Reis Dias, Eduardo, José dos, Carlos Frederico D. Rocha and Davor Vrcibradic 2002. New Cnemidophorus (Squamata: Teiidae) from Bahia State, northeastern Brazil. Copeia 2002 (4) :928-937 - get paper here
  • Rocha, C. F. D; Bergallo, H. G.; Peccinini-Seale, D. 1997. Evidence of an unisexual population of the Brazilian whiptail lizard genus Cnemidophorus (Teiidae), with description of a new species. Herpetologica 53 (3): 374-382 - get paper here
  • Silva-Soares, T.; R.B. Ferreira; R.O.L. Salles; C.F.D. Rocha. 2011. Continental, insular and coastal marine reptiles from the municipality of Vitória, state of Espírito Santo, southeastern Brazil. Check List 7 (3): 290-298 - get paper here
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