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Atractus arangoi PRADO, 1939

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Higher TaxaColubridae (Dipsadinae), Colubroidea, Caenophidia, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes) 
Common Names 
SynonymAtractus arangoi PRADO 1939: 15
Atractus arangoi — PASSOS et al. 2007
Atractus arangoi — WALLACH et al. 2014: 68 
DistributionColombia (Puerto Asís, Putumayo)

Type locality: Colombia  
TypesHolotype: MLS 136 
EtymologyNamed after Professor Andres Posada Arango (1839-1923), a Colombian physician and natural scientist. 
  • Beolens, Bo; Michael Watkins, and Michael Grayson 2011. The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA - get paper here
  • Passos, P., R. Fernandes and Borges-Nojosa, D.M. 2007. A New Species of Atractus (Serpentes: Dipsadinae) from a Relictual Forest in Northeastern Brazil. Copeia 2007 (4): 788–797 - get paper here
  • Pérez-Santos,C. & Moreno, A.G. 1988. Ofidios de Colombia. Museo reegionale di Scienze Naturali, Torino, Monographie VI, 517 pp.
  • Prado, A. 1940. NOTAS OFIOLOGICAS 2. Observações sobre os ofidios da fauna amazonica, com a descrição de um novo genero e especie. Mem. Inst. Butantan, Sào Paulo 13 [1939]: 1-6 + 1 plate - get paper here
  • Wallach, Van; Kenneth L. Williams , Jeff Boundy 2014. Snakes of the World: A Catalogue of Living and Extinct Species. [type catalogue] Taylor and Francis, CRC Press, 1237 pp.
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