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Phalotris matogrossensis LEMA, D’AGOSTINI & CAPPELARI, 2005

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Higher TaxaColubridae (Dipsadinae), Colubroidea, Caenophidia, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes) 
Common NamesE: Mato Grosso Burrowing Snake 
SynonymPhalotris matogrossensis LEMA, D’AGOSTINI & CAPPELARI 2005
Phalotris matogrossensis — WALLACH et al. 2014: 547
Phalotris matogrossensis — MARTINS & DE LEMA 2015
Phalotris matogrossensis — NOGUEIRA et al. 2019 
DistributionBrazil, Paraguay

Type locality: Cuiabá, Mato Grosso, bairro Cophema, 15°37’S 56°05’ E.  
TypesHolotype: MCP 12801, adult male; paratypes: IB 
  • Cabral, Hugo and Pier Cacciali 2015. A New Species of Phalotris (Serpentes: Dipsadidae) from the Paraguayan Chaco. Herpetologica 72 (1): 72-77. - 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
  • De Souza, Dianne Cassiano, Drausio H. Morais and Reinaldo Da Silva. 2014. Phalotris matogrossensis (Mato Grosso burrowing snake) diet. Herpetological Review 45 (4): 712 - get paper here
  • Jansen, M; Kohler, G 2008. A new species of Phalotris from the eastern lowlands of Bolivia (Reptilia, Squamata, Colubridae). Senckenbergiana Biologica 88 (1): 103-110
  • Lema, T. de, D’Agostini, F.M. & Cappelari, L.H. 2005. Nova espécie de Phalotris, redescricåo de P. tricolor e osteologia craniana (Serpentes, Elapomorphinae). Iheringia, Sér. Zool. 95: 65-78 - get paper here
  • Leynaud, Gerardo C.; Mario R. Cabrera and Paola Carrasco 2005. A survey of the southernmost representatives of the tricolor species group, genus Phalotris (Serpentes, Colubridae). Phyllomedusa 4 (2): 103-110 - get paper here
  • Martins, L.A. & Lema, T. de 2015. Elapomorphini (Serpentes, Xenodontinae) do Brasil sudoeste. Neotropical Biology and Conservation 10(2): 93-102; doi: 10.4013/nbc.2015.102.05 - get paper here
  • Nogueira, Cristiano C.; Antonio J.S. Argôlo, Vanesa Arzamendia, Josué A. Azevedo,<br />Fausto E. Barbo, Renato S. Bérnils, Bruna E. Bolochio, Marcio Borges-Martins,<br />Marcela Brasil-Godinho, Henrique Braz0, Marcus A. Buononato, Diego F. Cisnero 2019. Atlas of Brazilian snakes: verified point-locality maps to mitigate the Wallacean shortfall in a megadiverse snake fauna. South American J. Herp. 14 (Special Issue 1):1-274 - get paper here
  • Sena-Santos, Arthur de; Afonso Santiago de Oliveira Meneses, Gabriel de Freitas Horta, Pedro Guilherme Alves Rodrigues, Reuber Albuquerque Brandão 2017. Predation attempt of Tropidurus torquatus (Squamata, Tropiduridae) on Phalotris matogrossensis (Serpentes, Dipsadidae). Herpetology Notes 10: 341-343 - 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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