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Micrurus catamayensis ROZE, 1989

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Higher TaxaElapidae, Colubroidea, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes) 
Common NamesCatamayo Coral Snake 
SynonymMicrurus catamayensis ROZE 1989
Micrurus catamayensis — WELCH 1994: 79
Micrurus catamayensis — WALLACH et al. 2014: 443 
DistributionS Ecuador (Catamayo Valley)

Type locality: 2 km west of Loja, Catamayo Valley, Ecuador,4,780 ft. elevation.  
TypesHolotype: BMNH 1935.11.3.103, male, collected by Carrion. 
  • FEITOSA, DARLAN TAVARES; NELSON JORGE DA SILVA JR., MATHEUS GODOY PIRES, HUSSAM ZAHER & ANA LÚCIA DA COSTA PRUDENTE 2015. A new species of monadal coral snake of the genus Micrurus (Serpentes, Elapidae) from western Amazon. Zootaxa 3974 (4): 538–554
  • Roze J A 1989. New species and subspecies of coral snakes, genus Micrurus (Elapidae), with notes on type specimens of several species. American Museum Novitates (2932) : 1-15 - get paper here
  • Roze, J. A. 1996. Coral Snakes of the Americas. Krieger, Malabar, Florida
  • 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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