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Tachymenis elongata DESPAX, 1910

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Higher TaxaColubridae (Dipsadinae), Colubroidea, Caenophidia, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes)
Common NamesE: Despax's Slender Snake 
SynonymTachymenis elongata DESPAX 1910: 373
Tachymenis elongata — WALKER 1945
Tachymenis elongata — PETERS & OREJAS-MIRANDA 1970: 290
Tachymenis elongata — WALLACH et al. 2014: 695 

Type locality: Tablazo de Payta, Peru, elevation 30 m.  
TypesHolotype: MNHN-RA 1906.0254, a 450 mm specimen (Dr Rivet, 1902-1906) 
  • Despax, R. 1910. Mission géodésique de l’Équateur. Collections recueillies par M. le Dr Rivet. Liste des ophidiens et descriptions des espèces nouvelles. (Note préliminaire.). Bull. Mus. natl. Hist. nat. Paris 16: 368-376 - 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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