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Calamodontophis ronaldoi FRANCO, DE CARVALHO CINTRA & DE LEMA, 2006

IUCN Red List - Calamodontophis ronaldoi - Endangered, EN

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Higher TaxaColubridae (Dipsadinae), Colubroidea, Caenophidia, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes) 
Subspecies 
Common Names 
SynonymCalamodontophis ronaldoi FRANCO, DE CARVALHO CINTRA & DE LEMA 2006
Calamodontophis dorsolineatus DE LEMA 2002 (nomen nudum)
Calamodontophis ronaldoi — BERNILS et al. 2007
Calamodontophis ronaldoi — WALLACH et al. 2014: 143 
DistributionS Brazil (Paraná)

Type locality: from the municipality of General Carneiro (26°25’S; 51°18’W – elevation 983 m a.s.l.), state of Paraná, Brazil. Map legend:
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Reproductionviviparous 
TypesHolotype: IBSP 55914, adult female. 
CommentDiagnosis: A representative of Calamodontophis that differs from C. paucidens mainly by its light longitudinal dorsal line, black blotch stretching from the buccal commissure to the gular region, and black blotch on parietals. 
EtymologyThe specific epithet ronaldoi honors Ronaldo Fernandes, a prominent Brazilian herpetologist at the Departamento de Répteis e Anfíbios of the Museu Nacional, Rio de Janeiro, state of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. 
References
  • Franco, F. L., E. L. Salomão, M. B. Martins, M. DI BERNARDO, M. Meneghel, and S. Carreira 2001. New records of Calamodontophis pauciden (Serpentes, Colubridae, Xenodontinae) from Brazil and Uruguay. Cuadernos de Herpetología 14: 155-159. - get paper here
  • Franco, F. L.; L.A. de Carvalho Cintra & de Lema, T. 2006. A NEW SPECIES OF CALAMODONTOPHIS AMARAL, 1963 (SERPENTES, COLUBRIDAE, XENODONTINAE) FROM SOUTHERN BRAZIL. South American J. Herp. 1 (3): 218-226 - get paper here
  • Lema, Thales de 2002. Os repteis do Rio Grande do Sul. Edipucrs, Porto Alegre
  • Mattison, Chris 2007. The New Encyclopedia of Snakes. Princeton University Press
  • 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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