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Thamnodynastes pallidus (LINNAEUS, 1758)

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Higher TaxaColubridae (Dipsadinae), Colubroidea, Caenophidia, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesAmazon Coastal House Snake (pallidus), Northern Coastal House Snake (strigilis) 
SynonymColuber pallidus LINNAEUS 1758: 221
Coluber strigilis THUNBERG 1787 (fide CEI 1993)
Natrix punctatissima WAGLER 1824: 39
Coluber nattereri MIKAN 1828 (fide WALLACH et al. 2014: 718)
Thamnodynastes punctatissimus — WAGLER 1830: 182
Dipsas punctatissima — SCHLEGEL 1837: 292
Sibon punctatissimus — BERTHOLD 1840: 900
Dipsas punctatissima — DUMÉRIL & BIBRON 1854: 1151
Thamnodynastes pallidus — ANDERSSON 1899: 17
Dryophylax pallidus — AMARAL 1930: 103
Thamnodynastes pallidus — PETERS & OREJAS-MIRANDA 1970: 300
Thamnodynastes pallidus — MYERS & DONNELLY 1996: 46
Dryophylax pallidus — JAUCH 1979
Dryophylax pallidus strigilis — JAUCH 1979
Thamnodynastes strigilis — MYERS & DONNELLY 1996: 46
Thamnodynastes strigilis — STARACE 1998: 338
Thamnodynastes strigilis — GORZULA & SEÑARIS 1999
Thamnodynastes pallidus — GORZULA & SEÑARIS 1999
Thamnodynastes cf. pallidus — RIVAS & BARRIO 2005
Thamnodynastes strigilis — RODRIGUES 2003
Thamnodynastes strigilis — BLANCO-TORRES et al. 2013
Thamnodynastes pallidus — WALLACH et al. 2014: 718 
DistributionGuyana, Suriname, French Guiana, Brazil (Amapá, Bahia, Pernambuco, Paraíba etc), Peru, Venezuela (Cojedes), Colombia, Bolivia, Ecuador

strigilis: Colombia, Venezuela, Guyana, Suriname, French Guiana, Brazil (Rio Grande do Sul), Argentina; Type locality: unknown (fide KORNACKER 1999).

Type locality: “Indiis” [in error]  
ReproductionViviparous. 
TypesHolotype: NRM = Royal Museum Stockholm (mislabelled as Coluber mycterizans fide BAILEY et al. 2005); neotype: ZMUU 292 (previously the lectotype of T. strigilis), designated by Bailey et al. 2005
Lectotype: ZSM 2043/0, male [Natrix punctatissima] 
CommentNot listed by GASC & RODRIGUES 1980.

Synonymy partly after CEI 1993 and BAILEY et al (2005). AMARAL 1926 and BAILEY (2005) synonymized Thamnodynastes strigilis with T. pallidus.

Distribution: Not in Paraguay (fide Paul Smith, pers. comm., 27 Apr 2014). Not in Uruguay fide CARREIRA et al. (2005); note that KORNACKER (1999) listed strigilis for Uruguay too.

Type species: Coluber pallidus LINNAEUS 1758: 221 is the type species of the genus Thamnodynastes WAGLER 1830. 
EtymologyNamed after Latin “pallidus” = pale or yellow(ish). 
References
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