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Lygophis paucidens HOGE, 1953

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Higher TaxaColubridae (Dipsadinae), Colubroidea, Caenophidia, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesHoge's Ground Snake 
SynonymLygophis paucidens HOGE 1953: 189
Liophis paucidens — DIXON 1980
Liophis paucidens — DIXON 1989
Lygophis paucidens — ZAHER et al. 2009
Lygophis paucidens — WALLACH et al. 2014: 413 
DistributionBrazil (Goias, Mato Grosso, Piauí, Pernambuco, Paríba, Distrito Federal), Paraguay

Type locality: Mato Verde, Estado de Goiás, Brazil.  
Reproductionoviparous 
TypesHolotype: IB (= IBSP) 12016 (orig. MNRJ), a 484 mm female (H. Sick, 24 Sept. 1948). 
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References
  • Cacciali, P.; P. Smith; A. Källberg; H. Pheasey; K. Atkinson. 2013. Reptilia, Squamata, Serpentes, Lygophis paucidens Hoge, 1952: First records for Paraguay. Check List 9 (1):131-132 - get paper here
  • Cacciali, Pier; Norman J. Scott, Aida Luz Aquino Ortíz, Lee A. Fitzgerald, and Paul Smith 2016. The Reptiles of Paraguay: Literature, Distribution, and an Annotated Taxonomic Checklist SPECIAL PUBLICATION OF THE MUSEUM OF SOUTHWESTERN BIOLOGY, NUMBER 11: 1–373 - get paper here
  • Cacciali, Pier; Paul Smith, Anna Källberg, Helen Pheasey and Karina Atkinson 2012. First record of Lygophis paucidens Hoge 1952 (Serpentes: Dipsadidae) from Paraguay. Herpetology Notes 5: 91-92
  • Dixon, J. R. 1980. The neotropical colubrid snake genus Liophis. The generic concept. Milwaukee Public Museum Contributions in Biology and Geology 31: 1-40
  • 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
  • Franca, F.G.R.; Daniel O. Mesquita, Cristiano C. Nogueira, and Alexandre F. B. Araújo 2008. Phylogeny and Ecology Determine Morphological Structure in a Snake Assemblage in the Central Brazilian Cerrado. Copeia 2008 (1): 23-38 - get paper here
  • Hoge, A. R. 1953. Notas erpetólogicas. 1a. Contribuicao ao conhecimento dos ofidios do Brasil Central. Memórias do Instito Butantan 24 (2): 179-214 [1952] - get paper here
  • Lema, Thales de 1989. Serpentes do complexo Liophis lineatus (Linnaeus, 1758) no Brasil nordeste (Serpentes, Colubridae: Colubrinae). Acta Biologica Leopoldensia 11 (2): 251-271
  • Madella-Auricchio, Cláudia Renata; Paulo Auricchio Enio Saraiva Soares 2017. Reptile species composition in the Middle Gurguéia and comparison with inventories in the eastern Parnaíba River Basin, State of Piauí, Brazil Papéis Avulsos de Zoologia 57(28): 375-386,
  • Silva, Marcélia Basto da; Wáldima Alves da Rocha, Janete Diane Nogueira-Paranhos 2016. CHECKLIST OF REPTILES FROM AN AREA OF CERRADO-CAATINGA ECOTONE, EAST MARANHÃO, BRAZIL. Herpetology Notes 9: 7-14 - 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.
  • Zaher, Hussam; Grazziotin, Felipe Gobbi; Cadle, John E.; Murphy, Robert W.; Moura-Leite, Julio Cesar de; Bonatto, Sandro L 2009. Molecular phylogeny of advanced snakes (Serpentes, Caenophidia) with an emphasis on South American Xenodontines: a revised classification and descriptions of new taxa. Pap. Avulsos Zool. (São Paulo) 49 (11): 115-153 - get paper here
 
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