Atractus werneri PERACCA, 1914
Can you confirm these amateur observations of Atractus werneri?
|Higher Taxa||Colubridae (Dipsadinae), Colubroidea, Caenophidia, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes)|
|Common Names||Werner's Ground Snake|
|Synonym||Atractus werneri PERACCA 1914: 102|
Atractus werneri — DUNN 1944: 21
Atractus werneri — PASSOS & LYNCH 2010
Atractus werneri — WALLACH et al. 2014: 84
|Distribution||Colombia (Cundinamarca: Western slopes of Eastern Cordillera), elevation 1200-1800 m|
Type locality: Viotá, Dep. de Cundinamarca, Colombia, 1830 m elevation, (04° 26’ N, 74° 31’ W). Map legend:
- Type locality.
- Region according to the TDWG standard, not a precise distribution map.
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|Types||Holotype: MNHN 91.506|
|Comment||The date of publication of Peracca’s paper is usually given as 1914. However, it has been shown that his paper was actually published at least in early 1913 but most likely in 1912.|
Similar species: A. obtusirostris and A. melanogaster.
|Etymology||Named after Franz Werner (1867-1939), Austrian zoologist.|
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