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Bothrops ayerbei FOLLECO-FERNANDEZ, 2010

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Higher TaxaViperidae, Crotalinae, Colubroidea, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes) 
Common NamesS: Patian Lancehead, Ayerbe's Lancehead
E: Cacica, Eqis Patiana 
SynonymBothrops ayerbei FOLLECO-FERNANDEZ 2010
Bothrops ayerbei — WALLACH et al. 2014: 116 
DistributionColombia (Cauca)

Type locality: Vereda Corralejas, Municipio de Sotará, Departamento del Cauca, Colombia) (2°16’07’’N 76°39’18’’W). Elevation: 1400 m  
TypesHolotype: MHNUC-SE-00237 
CommentStatus: Technically, the binomen Bothrops ayerbei Folleco-Fernández, 2010, constitutes an unavailable name according to the rules of the current International Code of Zoological Nomenclature, because the code allows no the publication of new taxa in electronic journals before 2011 (Ramírez-Chaves & Solari 2014). 
  • Folleco-Fernández, Armando Javier 2010. TAXONOMÍA DEL COMPLEJO Bothrops asper (SERPENTES: VIPERIDÆ) EN EL SUDOESTE DE COLOMBIA. REVALIDACIÓN DE LA ESPECIE Bothrops rhombeatus (GARCÍA 1896) Y DESCRIPCIÓN DE UNA NUEVA ESPECIE. Revista Novedades Colombianas, 10(1): 33-70 - get paper here
  • Ramírez-Chaves, Héctor E.; Sergio Solari 2014. Bothrops ayerbei Folleco-Fernández, 2010 y Bothrops rhomboatus García, 1896 (Serpentes: Viperidae) son un nombre no disponible y un nomen dubium, respectivamente. Bol. Cient. Mus. Hist. Nat. 18 (1): 138-141
  • 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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