Thamnodynastes sertanejo BAILEY, THOMAS & DA SILVA, 2005
Can you confirm these amateur observations of Thamnodynastes sertanejo?
|Higher Taxa||Colubridae (Dipsadinae), Colubroidea, Caenophidia, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes)|
|Synonym||Thamnodynastes sertanejo BAILEY, THOMAS & DA SILVA 2005|
Thamnodynastes sertanejo — WALLACH et al. 2014: 719
|Distribution||Brazil (Bahia: Rio São Francisco system, S Ceará)|
Type locality: Caraíba (Mina Caraíba), at the head of the Rio Curaçá, Bahia, Brazil.
|Types||Holotype: IBSP 26401|
|Diagnosis||Diagnosis: T. sertanejo differs from other T. pallidus group members in having two preoculars, about 20 more ventrals, and details of color pattern.|
|Etymology||Etymology - Thamnodynastes sertanejo has been named after the Brazilian sertão, the remote hinterlands which provided the title for the Brazilian classic “Os Sertões” by Euclides da Cunha, the setting for which is just that portion of the Caatinga from which this species is known.|