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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: A new species of Tantilla (Serpentes : Colubridae) from southeastern Brazil
Author: Sawaya, RJ
Sazima, I
Abstract: We describe a new species of Tantilla (Serpentes: Colubridae) front the highlands ('campos rupestres') of the Serra do Cipo, Minas Gerais, southeastern Brazil, The new species belongs in the T melanocephala group and is characterized by its uniform reddish orange dorsum with no dark middorsal stripe. a broad pale nuchal band medially divided, and a dark head cap without posterior lateral extensions, Color photographs of adult individuals and illustration of hemipenes of both the new species and T melanocephala front the Cerrado formation south of the Amazon are provided and comparisons with congeners are made.
Subject: Colubridae
southeastern Brazil
Serra do Cipo
'Campos rupestres'
Tantilla bioipiranga new species
Tantilla melanocephala
Country: EUA
Editor: Herpetologists League
Citation: Herpetologica. Herpetologists League, v. 59, n. 1, n. 119, n. 126, 2003.
Rights: fechado
Identifier DOI: 10.1655/0018-0831(2003)059[0119:ANSOTS]2.0.CO;2
Date Issue: 2003
Appears in Collections:Unicamp - Artigos e Outros Documentos

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