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Atractus pauciscutatus SCHMIDT & WALKER, 1943

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Higher TaxaColubridae (Dipsadinae), Colubroidea, Caenophidia, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes)
Common NamesE: Little-scaled Ground Snake 
SynonymAtractus pauciscutatus SCHMIDT & WALKER 1943: 326
Atractus pauciscutatus — WALLACH et al. 2014: 79 
DistributionPeru (Junin)

Type locality: Carpapata, upper Chanchamayo Valley, northeast of Tarma, Dep. de Junín, Peru.  
TypesHolotype: FMNH 36725 
DiagnosisDiagnosis. An Atractus close to bocourti in coloration, but differing in having ventrals 146 as opposed to the much higher range of 170-182 in females of bocourti known to us. 
  • Schmidt, K. P.; W. F. Walker, Jr. 1943. Three new snakes from the Peruvian Andes. Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago - Zoological Series 24 (28): 325-329 - get paper here
  • Schmidt,K.P. & WALKER Jr. ,W.F. 1943. Snakes of the Peruvian coastal region. Zool. Ser. Field Mus. nat. Hist., Chicago, 24: 297-327 - get paper here
  • Wallach, Van; Kenneth L. Williams , Jeff Boundy 2014. Snakes of the World: A Catalogue of Living and Extinct Species. [type catalogue] Taylor and Francis, CRC Press, 1237 pp.
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