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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. 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.
 
Reproductionoviparous 
TypesHolotype: IB (= IBSP) 12016 (orig. MNRJ), a 484 mm female (H. Sick, 24 Sept. 1948). 
Comment 
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
  • 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 <br />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
  • 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. 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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