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Micrurus oligoanellatus AYERBE & LÓPEZ, 2005

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Higher TaxaElapidae, Colubroidea, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes) 
Common NamesE: Tambito's Coral Snake 
SynonymMicrurus oligoanellatus AYERBE & LÓPEZ 2005
Micrurus oligoanellatus — CAMPBELL & LAMAR 2004
Micrurus oligoanellatus — WALLACH et al. 2014: 451 
DistributionColombia (Cauca)

Type locality: “trocha entre El Cocal y la Reserva Natural Tambito, Municipio de El Tambo, Departamento del Cauca, Colombia” (1300 m elevation). Map legend:
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TypesHolotype: MHNUC HE-000357-Se, Museo de Historia Natural de la Universidad del Cauca. Número de campo: CSA-0349; una hembra adulta. 

nombre significa: escasamente anillada.” 
Etymology“Del griego ολιγoς = escaso y del latín anellus, anelli = anillito. El 
  • Ayerbe González, S., F. J. López López 2005. Descripción de una nueva especie de serpiente coral (Elapidae: Micrurus). Noved Colomb Nueva Epoca 8 (1): 41-43 [Memorias II Simposio de Investigación en Ciencias Biológicas, Departamento de Biología, Universidad del Cauca, Asociación Colombiana de Ciencias Biológicas, Capítulo Popayán. Ponencia] - get paper here
  • Campbell, Jonathan A. and William W. Lamar 2004. The Venomous Reptiles of the Western Hemisphere, 2 vols. Comstock (Cornell University Press), Ithaca, NY, 962 pp. [review in Science 305: 182]
  • 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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