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Erythrolamprus problematicus (MYERS, 1986)

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Higher TaxaColubridae (Dipsadinae), Colubroidea, Caenophidia, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes) 
Common NamesProblem Ground Snake 
SynonymLiophis problematicus MYERS 1986
Erythrolamprus problematicus — GRAZZIOTIN et al. 2012
Liophis problematicus — WALLACH et al. 2014: 385 
DistributionPeru (Puno)

Type locality: "at 1520 m above sea level at San Juan, Tambopata [Río], Sandia [Province of], Department of Puno, Peru. (=San Juan del Oro, about 30 km ENE of the town of Sandia, on the west bank of the Río Tambopata—at 14˚13' S, 69˚10' W.)"  
TypesHolotype: FMNH 64733, a 275 mm male (H.H. Heller, Nov. 22-Dec. 20, 1950). 
  • 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
  • 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
  • Myers, C W 1986. An enigmatic new snake from the Peruvian Andes, with notes on the Xenodontini (Colubridae: Xenodontinae). American Museum Novitates (2853): 1-12 - 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.
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