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Oxyrhopus marcapatae (BOULENGER, 1902)

IUCN Red List - Oxyrhopus marcapatae - Least Concern, LC

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Higher TaxaColubridae (Dipsadinae), Colubroidea, Caenophidia, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes) 
Common NamesBoulenger's False Coral Snake 
SynonymHomalocranium marcapatae BOULENGER 1902: 401
Drepanodon eatoni RUTHVEN in BARBOUR 1914: 506
Tantilla marcapatae — SCHMIDT & WALKER 1943
Oxyrhopus marcapatae — PETERS & OREJAS-MIRANDA 1970: 232
Oxyrhopus marcapatae — WALLACH et al. 2014: 518 

Type locality: Marcapata Valley, eastern Peru  
TypesType: BMNH 1946.1.8.72 (and possibly additional specimens).
Holotype: MCZ 8831 [eatoni] 
  • Barbour, Thomas 1913. Reptiles collected by the Yale Peruvian expedition of 1912. Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philad. 1913: 506 - get paper here
  • Beolens, Bo; Michael Watkins, and Michael Grayson 2011. The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA - get paper here
  • Boulenger, George A. 1902. Descriptions of new batrachians and reptiles from the Andes of Peru and Bolivia [Elaps regularis not assigned]. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (7) 10 (59): 394-402 - get paper here
  • 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
  • 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
  • Valencia, J. H., K. Garzón-Tello & M. E. Barragán-Paladines 2016. Serpientes venenosas del Ecuador: sistemática, taxonomía, historia natural, conservación, envenenamiento y aspectos antropológicos. Quito, Ecuador, Fundación Herpetológica Gustavo Orcés, Universidad de Texas, Fondo Ambiental Nacional, 652 pp. [review in HR 49 (1): 152, 2018]
  • 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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