Reptiles were collected during a period of two years in the Estação Ecológica do Taim, in the southeaslern part of the state of Rio Grande do Sul, in a region characlerized by large extensions of swamps, sand dunes and prairies. Qut of 81 species of repliles known from the State 21 have been collected in the station. Freshwater turtles are most abundant; others groups are poorly represented.
Revista Brasileira de Zoologia. Vol. 1, n. 1 (1982), p. 71-77