Oxyrhopus erdisii (BARBOUR, 1913)
Can you confirm these amateur observations of Oxyrhopus erdisii?
|Higher Taxa||Colubridae (Dipsadinae), Colubroidea, Caenophidia, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes)|
|Synonym||Drepanodon erdisii BARBOUR 1913: 506|
Oxyrhopus erdisii — ZAHER & CARAMASCHI 2000
Oxyrhopus erdisii — WALLACH et al. 2014: 517
Type locality: “Machu Pichu, Peru”
|Types||Holotype: MCZ 8829|
|Comment||Has been considered as a synonym of O. doliatus before it was revalidated by ZAHER & CARAMASCHI 2000.|
Distribution: see map in Gonzales et al. 2020: 9 (fig. 5).
|Etymology||Named after Ellwood C. Erdis (1867-1944), the chiefengineer of the National Geographic Society and Yale University Peruvian expedition (1912), during which the snake holotype was collected.|