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Erythrolamprus longiventris (AMARAL, 1925)

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Higher TaxaColubridae (Dipsadinae), Colubroidea, Caenophidia, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesLong Ground Snake 
SynonymLiophis longiventris AMARAL 1925: 16
Liophis longiventris — VANZOLINI in PETERS & OREJAS-MIRANDA 1986: 14
Liophis longiventris — CEI 1993
Liophis longiventris — FRANCA et al. 2006
Erythrolamprus longiventris — GRAZZIOTIN et al. 2012
Liophis longiventris — BERNARDE et al. 2012 
DistributionBrazil (Mato Grosso, Rondonia), Argentina (CEI 1993: 754)

Type locality: Mato Grosso, Brazil.  
Reproductionoviparous 
TypesHolotype: MNRJ 367 
Diagnosis 
CommentSynonymy: Liophis longiventris has been synonymized with L. breviceps by FERNANDES et al. (2002) and WALLACH et al. 2014 cite it as synonym of Liophis breviceps. However, FRANCA (2009) considers this species as valid and has assessed it for the IUCN (see IUCN website). 
Etymology 
References
  • Amaral, A. do 1925. Ophidios de Mato Grosso (Contribuição II para o conhecimento dos ophidios do Brasil). Comm. Linhas Telegraph. Estrat. Matto Grosso ao Amazonas. Comm. Linh. Telegr. Mato Grosso [also listed as Hist. Natural. Zool.] Publ. 84 (Anexo 5): 1-30
  • BERNARDE, P.S., ALBUQUERQUE, S., BARROS, T.O. & TURCI, L.C.B. 2012. Serpentes do Estado de Rondônia, Brasil. Biota Neotrop. 12(3): 1-29 - get paper here
  • Dixon, James R. 1989. A key and checklist to the neotropical snake genus Liophis with country lists and maps. Smithsonian Herp. Inf. Serv. (79): 1-40 - get paper here
  • Fernandes, D. S. ; Germano, V. J. ; Fernandes, R. ; Franco, F. L. 2002. Taxonomic status of the lowland species of the Liophis cobella group with comments on the species of the Venenzuelan Tepuis (Serpentes, Colubridae). Boletim do Museu Nacional, Rio de Janeiro 481: 1-14
  • Franca, F.G.R.; Mesquita, Daniel Oliveira and Guarino Rinaldi Colli 2006. A CHECKLIST OF SNAKES FROM AMAZONIAN SAVANNAS IN BRAZIL, HOUSED IN THE COLEÇÃO HERPETOLÓGICA DA UNIVERSIDADE DE BRASÍLIA, WITH NEW DISTRIBUTION RECORDS. Occ. Pap. Oklahoma Mus. Nat. Hist., Univ. Oklahoma 17: 1-13
  • Grazziotin, Felipe G.; Hussam Zaher, Robert W. Murphy, Gustavo Scrocchi, Marco A. Benavides, Ya-Ping Zhang and Sandro L. Bonatto 2012. Molecular phylogeny of the New World Dipsadidae (Serpentes: Colubroidea): a reappraisal. Cladistics DOI: 10.1111/j.1096-0031.2012.00393.x - get paper here
  • Peters,J.A., Orejas-Miranda,B. & Vanzolini,P.E. 1986. Catalogue of the Neotropical Squamata (Revised Edition) Part I: Snakes. Smithsonian Institution Press (Washington D.C., London)
  • Strussman,C. & de Carvalho,M.A. 1998. New herpetological records for the state of Mato Grosso, western Brazil. Herpetological Review 29 (3): 183-185 - get paper here
 
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