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Erythrolamprus taeniurus (TSCHUDI, 1845)

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Higher TaxaColubridae (Dipsadinae), Colubroidea, Caenophidia, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes) 
Common NamesThin Ground Snake 
SynonymLeimadophis taeniurus TSCHUDI 1845: 164
Lygophis taeniurus taeniurus — AMARAL 1930: 20
Lygophis taeniurus taeniurus — SCHMIDT & WALKER 1943: 284
Liophis taeniurus — DIXON & MARKEZICH 1979
Liophis taeniurus — DIXON 2000
Erythrolamprus taeniurus — GRAZZIOTIN et al. 2012
Liophis taeniurus — WALLACH et al. 2014: 386 
DistributionE Peru, Bolivia,
Colombia [Castro,F. (pers. comm.)]; elevation 840-3825 m

Type locality: ‘‘the hot forested region of Peru.’’ Map legend:
TDWG region - Region according to the TDWG standard, not a precise distribution map.

NOTE: TDWG regions are generated automatically from the text in the distribution field and not in every cases it works well. We are working on it.
TypesHolotype: MHNN (Neuchatel) no number. 
CommentDistribution: not in Ecuador (pers. comm. D Salazar-Valenzuela, 29 Feb 2012). 
  • CATENAZZI, A., LEHR, E. & VON MAY, R. 2013. The amphibians and reptiles of Manu National Park and its buffer zone, Amazon basin and eastern slopes of the Andes, Peru. Biota Neotrop. 13(4): 269-283
  • Dixon, J.R. 2000. Ecuadorian, Peruvian, and Bolivian snakes of the Liophis taeniurus complex with descriptions of two new species. Copeia 2000 (2): 482-490 - 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
  • Dixon, James R. Markezich, Allan L. 1979. Rediscovery of Liophis taeniurus Tschudi (Reptilia, Serpentes, Colubridae) and its relationship to other Andean colubrid snakes. Journal of Herpetology 13 (3): 317-320 - 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
  • Pérez-Santos,C. & Moreno, A.G. 1988. Ofidios de Colombia. Museo reegionale di Scienze Naturali, Torino, Monographie VI, 517 pp.
  • Schätti, B. 1985. Catalogue des types et des exemplaires figurés du Musée d’Histoire Naturelle de Neuchâtel - II. Ophidiens. Bibliotheques et Muses de la Ville de Neuchatel, 1985: 98-108.
  • Schmidt, Karl P. & Walker, Warren F. 1943. Peruvian snakes from the University of Arequipa. Zoological Series of Field Museum of Zoology 24 (26): 279-296 - get paper here
  • Tschudi,J. J. von 1845. Reptilium conspectum quae in republica Peruana reperiuntur er pleraque observata vel collecta sunt in itenere. Archiv für Naturgeschichte 11 (1): 150-170 [reprint 1968, SSAR; sometimes cited as being published in 1846]. - get paper here
  • 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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