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Echinanthera cephalomaculata DI BERNARDO, 1994

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Higher TaxaColubridae (Dipsadinae), Colubroidea, Caenophidia, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes)
Common Names 
SynonymEchinanthera cephalomaculata DI BERNARDO 1994
Echinanthera cephalomaculata — WALLACH et al. 2014: 253
Echinanthera cephalomaculata — NOGUEIRA et al. 2019 
DistributionNE Brazil (Pernambuco, Alagoas)

Type locality: "Pedra Talhada, município de Quebrângulo, estado de Alagoas, Brasil."  
TypesHolotype: MCP 5118 (orig. IVB), a 561 mm female (F. Pedro Celestino, Dec. 1992). 
  • Di BERNARDO, M. 1994. Uma nova espécie de Echinanthera Cope, 1894 (Serpentes, Colubridae) do nordeste do Brasil. Biociências 2 (2):75-81.
  • Freitas, Marco Antonio de; Gessica Gomes Barbosa, Karol Priscila Bernardino, João Domingos Pinheiro Filho, Arthur Diesel Abegg 2019. First records of the rare snake Echinanthera cephalomaculata Di-Bernardo, 1994 in the state of Pernambuco, Brazil (Serpentes: Dipsadidae). Herpetology Notes 12: 1005-1009 - get paper here
  • Nogueira, Cristiano C.; Antonio J.S. Argôlo, Vanesa Arzamendia, Josué A. Azevedo,<br />Fausto E. Barbo, Renato S. Bérnils, Bruna E. Bolochio, Marcio Borges-Martins,<br />Marcela Brasil-Godinho, Henrique Braz, Marcus A. Buononato, Diego F. Cisneros 2019. Atlas of Brazilian snakes: verified point-locality maps to mitigate the Wallacean shortfall in a megadiverse snake fauna. South American J. Herp. 14 (Special Issue 1):1-274 - 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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