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Tomodon ocellatus DUMÉRIL, BIBRON & DUMÉRIL, 1854

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Higher TaxaColubridae (Dipsadinae), Colubroidea, Caenophidia, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesE: Ocellated Pampas Snake
S: Falsa Yarara 
SynonymTomodon ocellatum DUMÉRIL, BIBRON & DUMÉRIL 1854: 938
Tomodon ocellatus — BOULENGER 1886: 435
Tomodon ocellatus — BOULENGER 1896 (3): 121
Tomodon ocellatus — PETERS & OREJAS-MIRANDA 1970
Tomodon ocellatus — FREIBERG 1982
Tomodon ocellatus — CEI 1993
Tomodon ocellatus — LEHR 2002: 205
Tomodon ocellatus — WALLACH et al. 2014: 731 
DistributionS Brazil (Rio Grande do Sul), Paraguay, Uruguay,
Argentina (Buenos Aires, Córdoba, Santa Fe, Entre Rios, Corrientes, Misiones), Peru.

Type locality: Brazil.  
Reproductionviviparous 
TypesHolotype: RMNH? a 425 mm specimen (not at MNHN). 
Diagnosis 
CommentDistribution: This species has been reported from Peru, but without specific locality (T. Doan, pers. comm. 30 Apr 2012). 
Etymology 
References
  • Boulenger, G.A. 1886. A synopsis of the reptiles and batrachians of the province Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (5) 18: 423-445 - get paper here
  • Cabral, H. & Caballero, A. 2013. CONFIRMACIÓN DE TOMODON OCELLATUS DUMÉRIL, BIBRON & DUMÉRIL, 1854 Y PRIMER EJEMPLAR DE REFERENCIA DE MICRURUS SILVIAE DI-BERNARDO, BORGES-MARTINS & SILVA, 2007 PARA PARAGUAY. Bol. Mus. Nac. Hist. Nat. Parag. 17 (1): 63-66
  • 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
  • Carreira Vidal, Santiago 2002. Alimentación de los ofidios de Uruguay. Asoc. Herp. Esp., Monograf. Herp. 6, 127 pp. - get paper here
  • Carreira, S.; Brazeiro, A.; Camargo, A.; da Rosa, I.; Canavero, A. & Maneyro, M. 2012. DIVERSITY OF REPTILES OF URUGUAY: KNOWLEDGE AND INFORMATION GAPS. Bol. Soc. Zool. Uruguay (2a época) 21 (1-2): 9-29 - get paper here
  • 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
  • Freiberg, M.A. 1982. Snakes of South America. T.F.H. Publications, Neptune City, NJ, 189 pp.
  • Gallardo, J.M. 1972. Observaciones biologicas sobre una falsa Yarara, Tomodon ocellatus Dumeril, Bibron et Dumeril (Reptilia, Ophidia). Neotropica 18 (56): 57-63
  • Harvey, M.B. & Muñoz S., A. 2004. A new species of Tomodon (Serpentes: Colubridae) from high elevations in the Bolivian Andes. Herpetologica 60 (3): 364-372 - get paper here
  • Jauch, H. 1979. Brasilianische Schlangen im Terrarium. Herpetofauna 1 (1): 6-9 - get paper here
  • Lehr, E. 2002. Amphibien und Reptilien in Peru. Natur und Tier-Verlag (Münster), 208 pp. - 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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