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Phalotris lativittatus FERRAREZZI, 1993

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Higher TaxaColubridae (Dipsadinae), Colubroidea, Caenophidia, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes) 
Common Names 
SynonymPhalotris lativittatus FERRAREZZI 1993
Phalotris lativittatus — DE LEMA 2002
Phalotris lativittatus — MOURA et al. 2013
Phalotris lativittatus — WALLACH et al. 2014: 546 
DistributionBrazil (Sao Paulo, Santa Catarina), elevation 700-1000 m.

Type locality: "Brasil: São Paulo: municipio de Matão (22S, 48W)."  
TypesHolotype: IBSP (= IB) 26188, a 775 mm male (J.M. Guerra, 25 May 1966). 
CommentP. lativittatus is characterized by a wide lateral dark stripe, containing three or more longitudinal dorsal scale rows, unmarked ventral surface, and evident clear and dark coloration of the nape. 
  • Braz, Henrique B. P.; Cybele O. Araujo, Selma M. 2009. Almeida-Santos. Life history traits of the snake Phalotris lativittatus (Xenodontinae: Elapomorphini) from the Brazilian Cerrado. Herpetology Notes 2: 163-164 - get paper here
  • Braz, Henrique B.; Kasperoviczus, Karina N.; Almeida-Santos, Selma Maria 2014. Reproductive ecology and diet of the fossorial snake Phalotris lativittatus in the Brazilian Cerrado. The Herpetological Journal 234 (1): 49-57 - get paper here
  • DE LEMA, T. 2002. New species of Phalotris from northern Brazil with notes on the nasutus group (Serpentes: Elapomorphinae). Comunicacoes do Museu de Ciencias e Tecnologia da PUCRS Serie Zoologia, 15(2): 201-214.
  • Ferrarezzi H. 1993. Nota sobre o genero Phalotris com revisao do grupo nasutus e descricao de tres novas especies (Serpentes, Colubridae, Xenodontinae). Mem. Inst. Butantan 55 (SUPPL. 1): 21-38. - get paper here
  • Guedes, Thaís B.; Ricardo J. Sawaya, Alexander Zizka, Shawn Laffan, Søren Faurby, R. Alexander Pyron, Renato S. Bérnils, Martin Jansen, Paulo Passos, Ana L. C. Prudente, Diego F. Cisneros-Heredia, Henrique B. Braz, Cristiano de C. Nogueira, Alexandre 2017. Patterns, biases and prospects in the distribution and diversity of Neotropical snakes. Global Ecol Biogeogr 00:1–8 - get paper here
  • Moura, Mario Ribeiro; Henrique Caldeira Costa & Renata Magalhães Pirani 2013. Rediscovery of Phalotris concolor (Serpentes: Dipsadidae: Elapomorphini). ZOOLOGIA 30 (4): 430–436 - get paper here
  • Silveira Vasconcelos, Tiago da & Tiago Gomes dos Santos 2009. Reptilia, Serpentes, Dipsadidae, Phalotris lativittatus: Distribution extension and geographic distribution map. Check List 5 (1): 005–007 - 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.
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