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Atractus hostilitractus MYERS, 2003

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Higher TaxaColubridae (Dipsadinae), Colubroidea, Caenophidia, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes) 
Common Names 
SynonymAtractus hostilitractus MYERS 2003
Atractus hostilitractus — WALLACH et al. 2014: 73 
DistributionPanama (Darién)

Type locality: ‘‘Morti Hydro’’ [about 100–200 m elevation, at 8°52’28’’N, 77°54’19’’W], Río Mortí, Province of Darién, Panama.  
TypesHolotype: AMNH 130330 
EtymologyNamed after the Latin hostilis (hostile) and the noun tractus (region or territory). The associative implication is to the 19th- and early 20th-century history of a part of the Panamanian interior that includes the Río Mortí. 
  • Hoogmoed, M. S. 1980. Revision of the genus Atractus in Surinam, with the ressurection of two species (Colubridae, Reptilia). Notes on the Herpetofauna of Surinam VII. Zoologische Verhandelingen (175): 1-47 - get paper here
  • Myers, C.W. 2003. Rare Snakes—Five New Species from Eastern Panama: Reviews of Northern Atractus and Southern Geophis (Colubridae: Dipsadinae). American Museum Novitates 3391: 1-47 - get paper here
  • Prado, Alcides 1944. Serpentes da Colombia, com a descricao de duas novas espécies de Atractus. Ciencia (Mexico) 5: 111
  • Prado, Alcides 1945. Um novo Atractus da Colombia. Ciencia (Mexico) 6: 61
  • Prado, Alcides 1946. Notas ofiológicas 19. Atractus da Colombia, com a redescrição de tres novas espécies. Memorias do Instituto Butantan 18 (1944–1945): 109–111 - get paper here
  • 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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