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Atractus franciscopaivai SILVA HAAD, 2004

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Higher TaxaColubridae (Dipsadinae), Colubroidea, Caenophidia, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes) 
Common Names 
SynonymAtractus franciscopaivai SILVA HAAD 2004
Atractus franciscopaivai — PASSOS et al. 2007
Atractus franciscopaivai — WALLACH et al. 2014: 72 
DistributionColombia (Amazonas)

Type locality: Colombia (Amazonas), La Pedrera (01 º 09’ 38” N, 69º 40’ 00” East) Map legend:
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TypesHolotype: ICN 10100 
Etymology“Especie dedicada al Dr. Francisco Paiva do Nascimento, investigador del Museo Emilio Goldei, de Belem de Pará, Brasil, en reconocimiento a su contribución al conocimiento de la herpetofauna de la Amazonia oriental brasilera.” 
  • 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
  • Silva Haad, J.J. 2004. Las serpientes del género Atractus Wagler, 1828 (Colubridae; Xenodontinae) en la Amazonia colombiana. [The snakes of the genus Atractus Wagler, 1828 (Colubridae; Xenodontinae) in the colombian Amazonia.]. Revista de la Academia Colombiana de Ciencias Exactas, Físicas y Naturales (108): 409-446
  • Wallach, Van; Kenneth L. Williams , Jeff Boundy 2014. Snakes of the World: A Catalogue of Living and Extinct Species. Taylor and Francis, CRC Press, 1237 pp.
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