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Atractus alytogrammus KÖHLER & KIECKBUSCH, 2014

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Higher TaxaColubridae (Dipsadinae), Colubroidea, Caenophidia, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes) 
Common Names 
SynonymAtractus alytogrammus KÖHLER & KIECKBUSCH 2014 
DistributionColombia (Guaviare)

Type locality: Serrania de la Lindosa (2.46782°, -72.73155°), south of the municipality of San José del Guaviare, department of Guaviare, Colombia.  
TypesHolotype: SMF 88371, male, collected on January 9, 1957 by Federico Medem. 
EtymologyThe name alytogrammus is a compound noun derived from alytos (Greek for “unbroken”) and gramme (Greek for “line”) referring to the continuous dorsolateral pale stripe in this species. 
  • KÖHLER, GUNTHER & MAX KIECKBUSCH 2014. Two new species of Atractus from Colombia (Reptilia, Squamata, Dipsadidae). Zootaxa 3872 (3): 291–300 - get paper here
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