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Bothrops marmoratus DA SILVA & RODRIGUES, 2008

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Higher TaxaViperidae, Crotalinae, Colubroidea, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes) 
Common NamesMarbled lancehead 
SynonymBothrops marmoratus DA SILVA & RODRIGUES 2008
Bothrops marmoratus — CARRASCO et al. 2012
Bothrops marmoratus — WALLACH et al. 2014: 118 
DistributionBrazil (Goiás)

Type locality: Ipameri (17°43’S, 48°09’W), State of Goiás, Brazil.  
TypesHolotype: IBSP 55055, adult female, Paratypes: IBSP 
EtymologyEtymology – the specific epithet is a reference to the marbled aspect of the body pigmentation of this species. 
  • Machado, Taís, Vinícius X. Silva & Maria José de J. Silva 2013. Phylogenetic relationships within Bothrops neuwiedi group (Serpentes, Squamata): Geographically highly-structured lineages, evidence of introgressive hybridization and Neogene/Quaternary diversification. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 71: 1-14 - get paper here
  • Silva, V.X. da; Rodrigues, M.T. 2008. Taxonomic revision of the Bothrops neuwiedi complex (Serpentes, Viperidae) with description of a new species. Phyllomedusa 7 (1): 45-90 - 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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