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Atractus albuquerquei DA CUNHA & DO NASCIMENTO, 1983

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Higher TaxaColubridae (Dipsadinae), Colubroidea, Caenophidia, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes)
Subspecies 
Common NamesE: Albuquerque Ground Snake
Portuguese: Cobra-da-Terra, Fura-Terra 
SynonymAtractus albuquerquei DA CUNHA & DO NASCIMENTO 1983
Atractus albuquerquei — ZAHER et al. 2005
Atractus albuquerquei — WALLACH et al. 2014: 68
Atractus albuquerquei — NOGUEIRA et al. 2019 
DistributionBrazil (Rondonia, Pará, Acre, Goiás, Mato Grosso, and Mato Grosso do Sul), Bolivia

Type locality: “no lugar Villa Nova, PA-256, próximo ao Rio Timboteua, rodovia Tomé-Acu-Paragominas.” [in forested
area south of the river Guamá, near the river Timboteua, in the locality called Vila Nova, on the road PA-256, between Tomé-Açu and Paragominas, Pará, Brazil).  
Reproductionoviparous 
TypesHolotype: MPEG 12946 
Diagnosis 
Comment 
EtymologyNamed in honour of Dr. Dalcy de Oliveira Albuquerque, entomologist in Rio de Janeiro and director of the Museu Paraense Emílio Goeldi (1962-1968). 
References
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  • Passos, Paulo; Josué A.R. Azevedo, Cristiano C. Nogueira, Ronaldo Fernandes, and Ricardo J. Sawaya 2019. An Integrated Approach to Delimit Species in the Puzzling Atractus emmeli Complex (Serpentes: Dipsadidae). Herpetological Monographs 33 (1): 1-25 - get paper here
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  • 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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