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Morphological variation of the rare psammophilous species Apostolepis gaboi (Serpentes, Dipsadidae, Elapomorphini)

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Author(s):
Guedes, Thais B. [1, 2] ; Barbo, Fausto E. [3] ; Franca, Daniella [3, 4] ; Zaher, Hussam [3]
Total Authors: 4
Affiliation:
[1] Univ Gothenburg, Gothenburg Global Biodivers Ctr, Box 461, SE-40530 Gothenburg - Sweden
[2] Univ Gothenburg, Dept Biol & Environm Sci, Box 461, SE-40530 Gothenburg - Sweden
[3] Univ Sao Paulo, Museu Zool, Av Nazare 481, BR-04263000 Sao Paulo, SP - Brazil
[4] Univ Estadual Paulista, Inst Biociencias, Programa Posgrad Ciencias Biol, Av 24a 1515, BR-13506900 Rio Claro, SP - Brazil
Total Affiliations: 4
Document type: Journal article
Source: Zootaxa; v. 4418, n. 5, p. 469-480, MAY 10 2018.
Web of Science Citations: 2
Abstract

Apostolepis gaboi was described based only on the holotype found in the Queimadas, state of Bahia, northeastern Brazil. Since its original description, no additional specimens were reported in literature and the species was considered to be rare and poorly known. Here, we provide a detailed description for the species based on the examination of the holotype and 34 additional specimens from the type locality and adjacent areas. Additional information is also provided on intraspecific color variation and hemipenial morphology. (AU)

FAPESP's process: 11/50206-9 - Origin and evolution of snakes and their diversification in the Neotropics: a multidisciplinary approach
Grantee:Hussam El Dine Zaher
Support type: BIOTA-FAPESP Program - Thematic Grants
FAPESP's process: 14/18837-7 - Unveiling the hidden limits of species clusters: a cross-methodological approach to identify bioregions of neotropical snakes
Grantee:Thaís Barreto Guedes da Costa
Support type: Scholarships abroad - Research Internship - Post-doctor
FAPESP's process: 13/04170-8 - Historical biogeography of the snakes from open landscapes in South America
Grantee:Thaís Barreto Guedes da Costa
Support type: Scholarships in Brazil - Post-Doctorate
FAPESP's process: 15/05047-0 - Taxonomic revision and phylogeny of the genus Apostolepis Cope, 1862 (Serpentes, Dipsadidae, Xenodontinae, Elapomorphini)
Grantee:Daniella Pereira Fagundes de França
Support type: Scholarships in Brazil - Doctorate