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Atractus taeniatus GRIFFIN, 1916

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Higher TaxaColubridae (Dipsadinae), Colubroidea, Caenophidia, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes) 
Common Names 
SynonymAtractus taeniatus GRIFFIN 1916: 173
Atractus taeniatus — PETERS & OREJAS-MIRANDA 1970: 35
Atractus boettgeri — MCCOY 1971 (part.)
Atractus taeniatus — CEI 1993
Atractus taeniatus — PASSOS et al. 2005
Atractus taeniatus — WALLACH et al. 2014: 81 
DistributionBolivia (Santa Cruz), Brazil (Rio Grande do Sul, Paraná [HR 27: 216], Mato Grosso),
Argentina (Entre Rios, Misiones, Corrientes ?)

Type locality: Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Departamento de Santa Cruz, Bolivia.  
TypesHolotype: CM 117, a 218 mm male (J. Steinbach) 
  • BERNARDE, P.S., ALBUQUERQUE, S., BARROS, T.O. & TURCI, L.C.B. 2012. Serpentes do Estado de Rondônia, Brasil. Biota Neotrop. 12(3): 1-29 - get paper here
  • Cacciali, P.; Villalba, R. & Yanosky, A.A. 2007. A NEW SPECIES OF ATRACTUS (SERPENTES:COLUBRIDAE: DIPSADINAE) FROM THE ATLANTIC FOREST OF ALTO PARANÁ, PARAGUAY. South American J. Herp. 2 (2): 83-88 - get paper here
  • Griffin, L.F. 1916. A catalog of the Ophidia from South America at present (June 1916) contained in the Carnegie Museum with descriptions of some new species. Mem. Carnegie Mus. 7 (3) [1915]: 163-228 - get paper here
  • Passos, P., R. Fernandes and N. Zanella 2005. A new species of Atractus (Serpentes: Colubridae) from Southern Brazil. Herpetologica 61 (2): 209-218 - get paper here
  • Passos, Paulo; Altagratia Chiesse, Omar Torres-Carvajal, and Jay M. Savage 2009. TESTING SPECIES BOUNDARIES WITHIN THE ATRACTUS OCCIPITOALBUS COMPLEX (SERPENTES: DIPSADIDAE). Herpetologica 65 (4): 384-403 - get paper here
  • Rey, Laura Raquel;Lions, Maria Luisa 1997. Geographic Distribution. Atractus taeniatus. Herpetological Review 28 (1): 51 - 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.
  • Williams,J.D. & Gudynas,E. 1991. Revalidation and redescription of Atractus taeniatus GRIFFIN 1916 (Serpentes,Colubridae). Contribuiciones en Biologia 15: 1-8
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