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Xenodon matogrossensis (SCROCCHI & CRUZ, 1993)

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Higher TaxaColubridae (Dipsadinae), Colubroidea, Caenophidia, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes) 
Subspecies 
Common Names 
SynonymLystrophis matogrossensis SCROCCHI & CRUZ 1993
Xenodon matogrossensis — ZAHER et al. 2009
Lystrophis matogrossensis — WALLACH et al. 2014: 406 
DistributionBrazil (Mato Grosso)

Type locality: Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil.  
Reproductionoviparous 
TypesHolotype: CNAR (= IBH) 53544 
DiagnosisDiagnosis: dorsal scales at midbody in 21 rows, tip of the tail rounded, not pointed, dorsal coloration rings forming a pattern: red, black, white, black, red, black rings in 9 to 15 pairs; ventral scales ranging from 122 to 141.
 
CommentSimilar species: X. pulcher 
Etymology 
References
  • Cabral, Hugo; Liliana Piatti, Franco Leandro de Souza, Gustavo Scrocchi, Vanda Lúcia Ferreira 2015. Xenodon pulcher (Jan, 1863) (Serpentes: Dipsadidae) first record for Brazil and a distribution extension Herpetology Notes 8: 361-364 - get paper here
  • Giraudo, Alejandro R. 1997. Geographic Distribution. Lystrophis matogrossensis. Herpetological Review 28 (3): 159 - get paper here
  • Scrocchi G J. Cruz F B. 1993. Description of a new species of the genus Lystrophis Cope and a revalidation of Lystrophis pulcher (Jan, 1863), (Serpentes; Colubridae). Pap. Avul. Zool., Sao Paulo 38 (10):171-185.
  • Valencia, J. H., K. Garzón-Tello & M. E. Barragán-Paladines 2016. Serpientes venenosas del Ecuador: sistemática, taxonomía, historia natural, conservación, envenenamiento y aspectos antropológicos. Quito, Ecuador, Fundación Herpetológica Gustavo Orcés, Universidad de Texas, Fondo Ambiental Nacional, 652 pp. [review in HR 49 (1): 152, 2018]
  • 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, Hussam; Grazziotin, Felipe Gobbi; Cadle, John E.; Murphy, Robert W.; Moura-Leite, Julio Cesar de; Bonatto, Sandro L 2009. Molecular phylogeny of advanced snakes (Serpentes, Caenophidia) with an emphasis on South American Xenodontines: a revised classification and descriptions of new taxa. Pap. Avulsos Zool. (São Paulo) 49 (11): 115-153 - get paper here
 
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