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Atractus imperfectus MYERS, 2003

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Higher TaxaColubridae (Dipsadinae), Colubroidea, Caenophidia, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes) 
Common Names 
SynonymAtractus imperfectus MYERS 2003
Atractus crassicaudatus — SMITH 1958: 223 (fide MYERS 2003)
Atractus imperfectus — WALLACH et al. 2014: 74 

Type locality: Piedras-Pacora Ridge, central Panama.  
TypesHolotype: MCZ 50213 
EtymologyNamed after the condition of the holotype from which all body parts posterior to the neck were missing. 
  • Dunn, Emmett R. & Bailey, Joseph R. 1939. Snakes from the uplands of the Canal Zone and of Darien. Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. Harvard 86 (1): 1-22 - 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
  • 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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