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Taxonomic revision of the Brazilian Atlantic Forest Atractus (Reptilia: Serpentes: Dipsadidae)
Dipsadine snakes of the genus Atractus are endemic to the Neotropical region, occurring from Panama to Argentina. Currently, the taxonomic status of most species of the genus is unclear and previousExpand
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Atlas of Brazilian Snakes: Verified Point-Locality Maps to Mitigate the Wallacean Shortfall in a Megadiverse Snake Fauna
Abstract. Accurate and detailed species distribution maps are fundamental for documenting and interpreting biological diversity. For snakes, an ecologically diverse group of reptiles, syntheses andExpand
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Patterns, biases and prospects in the distribution and diversity of Neotropical snakes
Abstract Motivation We generated a novel database of Neotropical snakes (one of the world's richest herpetofauna) combining the most comprehensive, manually compiled distribution dataset withExpand
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Amphibia, Anura, Brachycephalidae, Brachycephalus hermogenesi : filling gap and geographic distribution map
Brachycephalus hermogenesi (Giaretta and Sawaya 1998) is a minute leaf-litter frog described from coastal and montane localities (0700 m) in Picinguaba (23o22' S, 44o50' W), Fazenda Capricornio, andExpand
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Mussurana montana (Franco, Marques & Puorto, 1997) (Serpentes: Dipsadidae): noteworthy records and an updated distribution map
Mussurana montana  is a poorly known dipsadid snake endemic to elevated areas in the Atlantic Forest of southeastern Brazil. After the examination of specimens deposited in scientific collections, weExpand
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Registros notáveis de répteis de áreas abertas naturais do planalto e litoral do Estado de Santa Catarina, sul do Brasil
A composicao e a distribuicao dos repteis em Santa Catarina sao pouco conhecidas, particularmente em suas areas abertas naturais do planalto (estepe ombrofila) e do litoral (faixa litorânea deExpand
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Review of the geographic distribution of Micrurus decoratus (Jan, 1858) (Serpentes: Elapidae)
Micrurus decoratus (Jan, 1858) is a poorly known species of coral snake, with a controversial history concerning its geographical range. The lack of consensus among researchers, since its originalExpand
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REDESCRIPTION OF DITAXODON TAENIATUS (HENSEL, 1868) (SERPENTES, COLUBRIDAE, XENODONTINAE): VARIATION, RELATIONSHIPS, AND DISTRIBUTION
Abstract One of the rarest of the Neotropical snakes, Ditaxodon taeniatus (Hensel, 1868) is known from only 18 specimens (including the holotype which has been lost). In this paper, we redescribe theExpand
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