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Tachymenis attenuata WALKER, 1945

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Higher TaxaColubridae (Dipsadinae), Colubroidea, Caenophidia, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes)
SubspeciesTachymenis attenuata attenuata WALKER 1945
Tachymenis attenuata boliviana WALKER 1945 
Common NamesE: Walker's Slender Snake 
SynonymTachymenis attenuata WALKER 1945: 24
Tachymenis attenuata attenuata — MARX 1958
Tachymenis attenuata — WALLACH et al. 2014: 695

Tachymenis attenuata boliviana WALKER 1945
Tachymenis attenuata boliviana — GOLAY 1993: 17 
DistributionBolivia, S Peru

Type locality: Peru (Dep. Madre de Dios fide Walker 1945)  
TypesHolotype: FMNH 40071
Holotype: AMNH 36020, collected by J. Steinbach [boliviana] 

Distribution: This species has been reported from Peru, but without specific locality (T. Doan, pers. comm. 30 Apr 2012). 
  • Walker, W.F. 1945. A Study of the Snake, Tachymenis peruviana Wiegmann AND ITS Allies. Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. Harvard 96: 1-56 - 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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