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Cercophis auratus (Schlegel, 1837)

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

Conservation Status

Rediscovered (Hoogmoed, 1997).

 

Distribution

Brazil & Suriname

 

Biology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Schlegel, H. (1837a). Essai sur la physionomie des serpens. Partie generale: 1-251.— Kips & Van Stockum, La Haye.

or,

Schlegel, H. (1837b). Essai sur la physionomie des serpens. Partie descriptive: 1-606, i-xv.— Kips & Van Stockum, La Haye. 

 

Other references:

Hoogmoed, M. S. (1997). Rediscovery of a forgotten snake in an unexpected place and remarks on a small herpetological collection from southeastern Brazil. Zool. Med. Leiden 71(9): 63-81, figs. 1-8.

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