Predation attempt of Tropidurus torquatus (Squamata, Tropiduridae) on Phalotris matogrossensis (Serpentes, Dipsadidae)

Arthur de Sena Santos, Afonso Santiago de Oliveira Meneses, Gabriel de Freitas Horta, Pedro Guilherme Alves Rodrigues, Reuber Albuquerque Brandão

Abstract


We report the first case of a lizard Tropidurus torquatus (Wied-Neuwiedi 1820) preying upon the snake Phalotris matogrossensis (Lema, D’Agostini & Cappelari, 2005). This note adds new information to the Natural History accounts of both taxa involved.


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