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The conservation status of the world's reptiles
Effective and targeted conservation action requires detailed information about species, their distribution, systematics and ecology as well as the distribution of threat processes which affect them.Expand
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Three New Atractus (Serpentes: Dipsadidae) from the Andes of Colombia
Abstract Three new species of Atractus are described from the northern Cordillera Central of Colombia. The new species, previously confused with older names, are easily distinguished from anyExpand
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Large-scale molecular phylogeny, morphology, divergence-time estimation, and the fossil record of advanced caenophidian snakes (Squamata: Serpentes)
Caenophidian snakes include the file snake genus Acrochordus and advanced colubroidean snakes that radiated mainly during the Neogene. Although caenophidian snakes are a well-supported clade, theirExpand
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A new Andean species of Philodryas (Dipsadidae, Xenodontinae) from Ecuador.
We describe a new species of Philodryas from the highlands of southern Ecuador. The new species is distinguished from all known species of Philodryas by a unique combination of coloration, scalation,Expand
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Molecular phylogeny and hemipenial diversity of South American species of Amerotyphlops (Typhlopidae, Scolecophidia)
Typhlopidae is the most diverse family of Scolecophidia, with 269 species. Amerotyphlops was recently erected within subfamily Typhlopinae and comprises fifteen species distributed from Mexico toExpand
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Rediscovery and redescription of the Andean earth-snake Atractus wagleri (Reptilia: Serpentes: Colubridae)
Atractus wagleri was described based on a single specimen from Humbo, Department of Boyaca on the western Cordillera Oriental of Colombia, and since its original description there is no furtherExpand
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A New Species of Epictia (Serpentes: Leptotyphlopidae) from Central Brazil
ABSTRACT. A new species of blindsnake is described from the gallery forests of the Brazilian Cerrado. The new species differs from all other known Brazilian species of Leptotyphlopidae by aExpand
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Taxonomy of the Threadsnakes of the tribe Epictini (Squamata: Serpentes: Leptotyphlopidae) in Colombia
Threadsnakes of the tribe Epictini are endemic to the New World, occurring from the United States to Argentina, mostly in the Neotropical region. Currently, the taxonomic status of most species isExpand
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New Endemic Species of Riama (Squamata: Gymnophthalmidae) from Northern Colombia
Abstract A new endemic species of gymnophthalmid lizard of the genus Riama is described from the Cordillera Occidental of northern Colombia. The new species differs from all known Riama byExpand
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A New Species of Pholidobolus (Squamata: Gymnophthalmidae) from the Paramo Ecosystem in the Northern Andes of Colombia
Abstract. On the basis of morphological and molecular evidence, we describe a new species of lizard of the genus Pholidobolus, previously conflated with P. vertebralis, from a paramo ecosystem in theExpand
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