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Atractus variegatus PRADO, 1942

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Higher TaxaColubridae (Dipsadinae), Colubroidea, Caenophidia, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesVariegated Ground Snake 
SynonymAtractus variegatus PRADO 1942: 379
Atractus variegatus — PASSOS & ARREDONDO 2009
Atractus variegatus — WALLACH et al. 2014: 83 
DistributionColombia (Boyaca)

Type locality: La Uvita, Dep. de Boyacá, Colombia Map legend:
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Reproductionoviparous 
TypesHolotype: MLS 201, a 345 mm male (H. Nicéforo María). 
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References
  • Passos, P. & Arredondo, J.C. 2009. Rediscovery and redescription of the Andean earth-snake Atractus wagleri (Reptilia: Serpentes: Colubridae). Zootaxa 1969: 59–68 - get paper here
  • Pérez-Santos,C. & Moreno, A.G. 1988. Ofidios de Colombia. Museo reegionale di Scienze Naturali, Torino, Monographie VI, 517 pp.
  • Prado, Alcides 1942. Notas ofiológicas 12. Considerações em torno de dois Atractus da Colômbia, com a descrição de uma nova espécie. Memorias do Instituto Butantan 15 [1941]: 377-380 - 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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