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Atractus caxiuana DA COSTA PRUDENTE & SANTOS-COSTA, 2006

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Higher TaxaColubridae (Dipsadinae), Colubroidea, Caenophidia, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes) 
Common Names 
SynonymAtractus caxiuana DA COSTA PRUDENTE & SANTOS-COSTA 2006
Atractus caxiuana — WALLACH et al. 2014: 70 
DistributionS Brazil (Pará) through Colombia (Vaupés)

Type locality: “Estação Científica Ferreira Penna”, Eastern Amazonia, Pará State, Brazil  
TypesHolotype: MPEG 19657 
CommentHabitat: rainforest 
  • 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
  • PASSOS, PAULO; ANA L. C. PRUDENTE, LUCIANA O. RAMOS, JOSÉ RANCES CAICEDO-PORTILLA, JOHN D. LYNCH 2018. Species delimitations in the Atractus collaris complex (Serpentes: Dipsadidae). Zootaxa 4392 (3): 491–520 - get paper here
  • PASSOS, PAULO; LUCIANA O. RAMOS, PEDRO H. PINNA, ANA L.C. PRUDENTE 2013. Morphological variation and affinities of the poorly known snake Atractus caxiuana (Serpentes: Dipsadidae). Zootaxa 3745 (1): 035–048 - get paper here
  • Prudente, A. L. da & Santos-Costa, M. C. dos 2006. A new species of Atractus Wagler, 1828 (Serpentes: Colubridae) from Eastern Amazonia, Brazil. Zootaxa 1285: 21–29 - get paper here
  • Prudente, Ana L.C and Paulo Passos 2008. New Species of Atractus Wagler, 1828 (Serpentes: Dipsadinae) from Guyana Plateau in Northern Brazil. Journal of Herpetology 42 (4): 723 - 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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