Phalotris multipunctatus Puorto & Ferrarezzi, 1993



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status




Brazil & Paraguay


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Puorto G. Ferrarezzi H. 1993. Uma nova especie de Phalotris Cope, 1862, com comentarios sobre o grupo Bilineatus (Serpentes: Colubridae: Xenodontinae). Mem. Inst. Butantan 55 (SUPPL. 1): 39-46.


Other references:

Atkinson, Karina, Smith, Paul, Dickens, Jeremy K. and Lee-Zuck, Catherine. (2018). Rediscovery of the ‘Lost’ Snake Phalotris multipunctatus (Serpentes: Dipsadidae) in Paraguay with Behavioral Notes and Reference to the Importance of Rancho Laguna Blanca for Its Conservation Current Herpetology 37(1): 75-80. [Abstract]

Cabral, H. and Cacciali, P. (2015). A New Species of Phalotris (Serpentes: Dipsadidae) from the Paraguayan Chaco. Herpetologica 71(1): 72-77.


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