Atractus dunni Savage, 1955



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: see (Cisneros-Heredia, 2005)


Conservation Status

Last record: 1883 or before

Rediscovered in ?





Biology & Ecology




Holotype: MNHN 5986






Original scientific description:

Savage, J. (1955). Description of new colubrid snakes, genus Atractus, from Ecuador. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 68: 11-20.


Other references:

Bocourt, F. (1883). Études sur les reptiles et les batraciens. In: Mission scientifique au Mexique et dans l’Amérique centrale, Recherches Zoologiques 9: 529-659. Paris: Imprimerie Imperiale.

Boulenger, G. A. (1894). Catalogue of the snakes in the British Museum (Natural History). Vol. II. – London: Taylor and Francis, xi + 382 pp.

Cisneros-Heredia, Diego F. (2005). Rediscovery of the Ecuadorian snake Atractus dunni Savage, 1955 (Serpentes: Colubridae). Časopis Národního muzea, Řada přírodovědná 174(1-4): 87-94. [automatic download]

Savage, J. (1960). A revision of the Ecuadorian snakes of the colubrid Genus Atractus. – Museum of Zoology, University of Michigan, Miscellaneous Publications 112: 1-86.


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