You are here » home advanced search search results Calamodontophis ronaldoi

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

IUCN Red List - Calamodontophis ronaldoi - Endangered, EN

Can you confirm these amateur observations of Calamodontophis ronaldoi?

Add your own observation of
Calamodontophis ronaldoi »

We have no photos, try to find some by Google images search: Google images

Higher TaxaColubridae (Dipsadinae), Colubroidea, Caenophidia, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes)
Common NamesPortuguese: Cobra-Espada-do-Paraná 
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
Calamodontophis ronaldoi — NOGUEIRA et al. 2019 
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.  
TypesHolotype: IBSP 55914, adult female. 
DiagnosisDiagnosis: 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. 
  • Beolens, Bo; Michael Watkins, and Michael Grayson 2011. The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA - get paper here
  • 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
  • Gonzalez R. C. et al. 2020. Lista dos Nomes Populares dos Répteis no Brasil – Primeira Versão. Herpetologia Brasileira 9 (2): 121 – 214 - 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
  • Nogueira, Cristiano C.; Antonio J.S. Argôlo, Vanesa Arzamendia, Josué A. Azevedo, Fausto E. Barbo, Renato S. Bérnils, Bruna E. Bolochio, Marcio Borges-Martins, Marcela Brasil-Godinho, Henrique Braz, Marcus A. Buononato, Diego F. Cisneros-Heredia, 2019. Atlas of Brazilian snakes: verified point-locality maps to mitigate the Wallacean shortfall in a megadiverse snake fauna. South American J. Herp. 14 (Special Issue 1):1-274 - get paper here
  • 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.
External links  
Is it interesting? Share with others:

As link to this species use URL address:

without field 'search_param'. Field 'search_param' is used for browsing search result.

Please submit feedback about this entry to the curator