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Erythrolamprus pyburni (MARKEZICH & DIXON, 1979)

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Higher TaxaColubridae (Dipsadinae), Colubroidea, Caenophidia, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes)
Common NamesE: Pyburn's Tropical Forest Snake 
SynonymUmbrivaga pyburni MARKEZICH & DIXON 1979
Erythrolamprus pyburni — GRAZZIOTIN et al. 2012
Umbrivaga pyburni — WALLACH et al. 2014: 761 
DistributionColombia (Meta)

Type locality: Loma Linda, Dept. de Meta, Colombia.  
TypesHolotype: UTA R-3861, adult male. 
EtymologyNamed after Emeritus Professor Dr. William Frank "Billy" Pyburn (1927-2007), who founded in 1956 the specimen collection at the University of Texas, Arlington, that became the Amphibian and Reptile Diversity Research Center. 
  • Beolens, Bo; Michael Watkins, and Michael Grayson 2011. The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA - 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
  • Markezich, Allan L.; Dixon, James R. 1979. A new South American species of snake and comments on the genus Umbrivaga. Copeia 1979 (4): 698-701 - get paper here
  • Pérez-Santos,C. & Moreno, A.G. 1988. Ofidios de Colombia. Museo reegionale di Scienze Naturali, Torino, Monographie VI, 517 pp.
  • 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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