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Atractus collaris PERACCA, 1897

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Higher TaxaColubridae (Dipsadinae), Colubroidea, Caenophidia, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes) 
Common NamesCollared Ground Snake
Limitan Ground Snake [limitaneus] 
SynonymAtractus collaris PERACCA 1897: 4
Leptocalamus limitaneus AMARAL 1935: 219
Leptocalamus limitaneus AMARAL 1937: 1762
Atractus limitaneus — SAVAGE 1960: 81
Atractus collaris — PETERS et al. 1970: 28
Atractus collaris — CARRILLO & ICOCHEA 1995: 13
Atractus collaris — PASSOS et al. 2007
Atractus collaris — WALLACH et al. 2014: 70
Atractus limitaneus — WALLACH et al. 2014: 74
Atractus collaris — PASSOS et al. 2018 
DistributionEcuador (Amazonas, Napo, Orellana, Sucumbíos), NE Peru, Colombia (Amazonas, Caquetá)

Type locality: Río Cononaco, Prov. Pastaza, Ecuador

limitaneus: Colombia (Amazonas); Type locality: La Pedrera, Río Caquetá, Comisaria de Amazonas, Colombia
TypesHolotype: MRSNT (Torino) fide Passos et al. 2018; Types not traced by ANDREONE & GAVETTI 2007.
Holotype: IBSP 9196 [limitaneus] 
CommentSynonymy: Passos et al. 2018 synonymized Atractus limitaneus with A. collaris.

Distribution: see map in Passos et al. 2018: 513 (Fig. 12). 
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  • 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
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  • Pérez-Santos,C. & Moreno, A.G. 1988. Ofidios de Colombia. Museo reegionale di Scienze Naturali, Torino, Monographie VI, 517 pp.
  • Peters, James A.; Donoso-Barros, Roberto & Orejas-Miranda, Braulio 1970. Catalogue of the Neotropical Squamata: Part I Snakes. Part II Lizards and Amphisbaenians. Bull. US Natl. Mus. 297: 347 pp. - 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
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