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Pseudoboa haasi (BOETTGER, 1905)

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Higher TaxaColubridae (Dipsadinae), Colubroidea, Caenophidia, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes) 
Common NamesParaná False Boa 
SynonymOxyrrhopus haasi BOETTGER 1905
Pseudoboa haasi — GIRAUDO & SCROCCHI 2002
Pseudoboa haasi — WALLACH et al. 2014: 598 
DistributionBrazil (Parana, N Santa Catarina, Rio Grande do Sul),
Argentina (Misiones)

Type locality: Parana, “Campos von Palmas und gegen die Grenze von Matto Grosso hin”.  
TypesLectotype, SMF 19867 (orig. 9111,2a), a 690 mm specimen (A. Haas, 1905), designated by Mertens, 1967: 96. 
CommentZAHER et al. (2008) nicely illustrate the ontogenetic shift of color patterns in this species. 
EtymologyNamed after the collector of the type specimen, Albrecht Haas. 
  • Beolens, Bo; Michael Watkins, and Michael Grayson 2011. The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA - get paper here
  • Bérnils, R.S.; Batista, M.A. & Bertelli, P.W. 2001. Cobras e lagartos do Vale: levantamento das espécies de Squamata (Reptilia, Lepidosauria) da Bacia do Rio Itajai, Santa Catarina, Brasil. Rev. Est. Ambientais (Blumenau) 3 (1): 69-79
  • Boettger, O. 1905. Neue Reptilien aus dem Staat Parana. Zool. Anz. 29 (11): 373-375 [1906] - get paper here
  • Giraudo, A. 1992. Registro de Pseudoboa haasi (Boettger, 1905) en la República Argentina (Serpentes: Colubridae). Bol. Asoc. Herp. Argentina 8 (2):
  • Giraudo, A. R., and G. J. Scrocchi 2002. Argentinian Snakes: An Annotated Checklist. Smithsonian Herp. Inf. Serv. (132): 1-53 - get paper here
  • Giraudo,A.R. 1999. New records of snakes from Argentina. Herpetological Review 30 (3): 179-181 - get paper here
  • Pavan, Felipe André; Álvaro A Mainardi, Marcelo C da Rocha, Sonia Z Cechin, Victor Mendes Lipinski 2018. New locality record and distribution extension for Pseudoboa haasi Boettger, 1905 (Serpentes: Dipsadidae) Herpetology Notes 11: 1027-1028 - 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.
  • Zaher, H.; Oliveira, M.E. & Franco, F.L. 2008. A new, brightly colored species of Pseudoboa Schneider, 1801 from the Amazon Basin (Serpentes, Xenodontinae). Zootaxa 1674: 27-37 - get paper here
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