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Rhinobothryum lentiginosum (SCOPOLI, 1785)

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Higher TaxaColubridae, Colubrinae, Colubroidea, Serpentes (snakes) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesAmazon Banded Snake 
SynonymColuber Lentiginosus SCOPOLI 1785
Coluber macrorhinus WAGLER 1830: 186
Rhinobothryum lentiginosum — DUMÉRIL, BIBRON & DUMÉRIL 1854: 1061
Rhinobothryum lentiginosum — PETERS & OREJAS-MIRANDA 1970: 269
Rhinobothryum lentiginosum — GASC & RODRIGUES 1980
Rhinobothryum lentiginosum — KORNACKER 1999: 132
Rhinobothryum lentiginosum — ROJAS-MORALES 2012 
DistributionParaguay, Brazil (Rondonia etc.), Venezuela [HR 27: 154], French Guiana, Colombia, Bolivia, Ecuador, Peru (Ucayali [HR 31: 57], Tambopata, Madre de Dios: [HR 31: 188])

Type locality: none given by SCOPOLI 1785 Map legend:
TDWG region - Region according to the TDWG standard, not a precise distribution map.

NOTE: TDWG regions are generated automatically from the text in the distribution field and not in every cases it works well. We are working on it.
 
TypesHolotype, location unknown, a 1030 mm specimen [fide V. Wallach, pers. comm.] 
CommentSynonymy that of PETERS & OREJAS-MIRANDA 1970: 269. The name Coluber macrorhinus has been credited to BOIE by WAGLER, but there seems to be no publication by BOIE describing it. 
References
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  • Duméril, A. M. C., BIBRON, G. & DUMÉRIL, A. H. A., 1854. Erpétologie générale ou histoire naturelle complète des reptiles. Tome septième. Deuxième partie, comprenant l'histoire des serpents venimeux. Paris, Librairie Encyclopédique de Roret: i-xii + 781-1536 - get paper here
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  • Gasc & Rodrigues 1980. Liste preliminaire des Serpents de la Guyane francaise. Bull. Mus. Nat. Hist. Nat. Paris 2 (4): 559-598
  • Kornacker,P.M. 1999. Checklist and key to the snakes of Venezuela. PaKo-Verlag, Rheinbach, Germany, 270 pp.
  • Lehr, E. 2002. Amphibien und Reptilien in Peru. Natur und Tier-Verlag (Münster), 208 pp. - get paper here
  • Molina R., Cesar R.;Rivas F., Gilson A. 1996. Geographic Distribution. Rhinobothryum lentiginosum Herpetological Review 27 (3): 155 - get paper here
  • Pérez-Santos,C. & Moreno,A.G. 1988. Ofidios de Colombia. Museo reegionale di Scienze Naturali, Torino, Monographie VI, 517 pp.
  • RIVAS, GILSON A.; CÉSAR R. MOLINA, GABRIEL N. UGUETO, TITO R. BARROS, CÉSAR L. BAR- RIO-AMORÓS & 2012. Reptiles of Venezuela: an updated and commented checklist Zootaxa 3211: 1–64 - get paper here
  • Rojas-Morales; J. A. 2012. On the geographic distribution of the false coral snake, Rhinobothryum bovallii (Serpentes: Dipsadidae), in Colombia – a biogeographical perspective. Salamandra 48 (4): 243-248 - get paper here
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