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Atractus mijaresi ESQUEDA & LA MARCA, 2005

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Higher TaxaColubridae (Dipsadinae), Colubroidea, Caenophidia, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes) 
Common Names 
SynonymAtractus mijaresi ESQUEDA & LA MARCA 2005
Atractus mijaresi — WALLACH et al. 2014: 76 
DistributionVenezuela (Mérida)

Type locality: Venezuela, Estado Mérida, Municipio Rangel: Mucurubá, parte alta, 2405 m elevation, 08° 42’ 34’’ N, 70° 59’ 17’’ W. Map legend:
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TDWG region - Region according to the TDWG standard, not a precise distribution map.

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TypesHolotype: ULABG 4697 
Etymologynamed after Abraham Mijares, Venezuelan herpetologist. 
  • Esqueda, L.F. & E. La Marca 2005. Revisión taxonómica y biogeográfica (con descripción de cinco nuevas especies) de serpientes del género Atractus (Colubridae: Dipsadinae) en los Andes de Venezuela. Herpetotropicos 2 (1): 1-32 - get paper here
  • Esqueda, L.F., E. La Marca & S. Bazó. 2007. Un nuevo colúbrido semifosorial del género Atractus (Dipsadinae) de la vertiente lacustre de los Andes de Venezuela. Herpetotropicos 2 (2): 87-93 [2005] - get paper here
  • Natera-Mumaw, Marco; Luis Felipe Esqueda-González & Manuel Castelaín-Fernández 2015. Atlas Serpientes de Venezuela Santiago de Chile, Dimacofi Negocios Avanzados S.A., 456 pp. - get paper here
  • RIVAS, GILSON A.; CÉSAR R. MOLINA, GABRIEL N. UGUETO, TITO R. BARROS, CÉSAR L. BAR- RIO-AMORÓS & PHILIPPE J. R. KOK 2012. Reptiles of Venezuela: an updated and commented checklist. Zootaxa 3211: 1–64 - 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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