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Atractus vertebralis BOULENGER, 1904

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Higher TaxaColubridae (Dipsadinae), Colubroidea, Caenophidia, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes)
Common NamesE: Vertebral Ground Snake 
SynonymAtractus vertebralis BOULENGER 1904: 451
Atractus vertebralis — SCHMIDT & WALKER 1943
Atractus vertebralis — WALLACH et al. 2014: 83 
DistributionPeru (Puno)

Type locality: Santo Domingo, Cordillera de Carabaya, Dep. de Puno, Peru, 6000 ft elevation.  
TypesType: BMNH 1946.1.2.6 (and possibly additional specimens). 
  • Boulenger, GEORGE A. 1904. Descriptions of three new snakes. Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (7) 13 (78): 450-452 - get paper here
  • Schmidt, Karl P. & Walker, Warren F. 1943. Peruvian snakes from the University of Arequipa. Zoological Series of Field Museum of Zoology 24 (26): 279-296 - 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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