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Atractus  Wagler, 1828
Taxonomic Serial No.: 206979

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
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  Current Standing: valid  
       
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  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2017   
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomDeuterostomia   
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                InfraphylumGnathostomata   
                   SuperclassTetrapoda   
                      ClassReptilia Laurenti, 1768 – répteis, reptiles, Reptiles  
                         OrderSquamata Oppel, 1811 – Amphisbaenians, Lizards, Snakes, amphisbènes, lézards, serpents  
                            SuborderSerpentes Linnaeus, 1758 – Snakes, cobra, serpente, serpents  
                               InfraorderAlethinophidia Nopcsa, 1923  
                                  FamilyColubridae Oppel, 1811 – Colubrids, Typical Snakes  
                                     SubfamilyDipsadinae   
                                        GenusAtractus Wagler, 1828  
    Direct Children:  
                                           Species Atractus acheronius Passos, Rivas and Barrio-Amorós, 2009  
                                           Species Atractus albuquerquei da Cunha and Nascimento, 1983 – Albuquerque Ground Snake 
                                           Species Atractus alphonsehogei da Cunha and Nascimento, 1983 – Alphonse's Ground Snake 
                                           Species Atractus altagratiae Passos and Fernandes, 2008  
                                           Species Atractus alytogrammus Köhler and Kieckbusch, 2014  
                                           Species Atractus andinus Prado, 1944 – Andean Ground Snake 
                                           Species Atractus apophis Passos and Lynch, 2010  
                                           Species Atractus arangoi Prado, 1939  
                                           Species Atractus atratus Passos and Lynch, 2010  
                                           Species Atractus attenuates Myers and Schargel, 2006  
                                           Species Atractus avernus Passos, Chiesse, Torres-Carvajal and Savage, 2009  
                                           Species Atractus ayeush Esqueda, 2011  
                                           Species Atractus badius (F. Boie, 1827) – Boie's Ground Snake, French Guyana Ground Snake 
                                           Species Atractus balzani Boulenger, 1898 – Bolivian Ground Snake 
                                           Species Atractus biseriatus Prado, 1941 – Two-lined Ground Snake 
                                           Species Atractus bocki Werner, 1909 – Bock's Ground Snake 
                                           Species Atractus bocourti Boulenger, 1894 – Bocourt's Ground Snake 
                                           Species Atractus boettgeri Boulenger, 1896 – Boettger's Ground Snake 
                                           Species Atractus boimirim Passos, Prudente and Lynch, 2016  
                                           Species Atractus boulengerii Peracca, 1896  
                                           Species Atractus caete Passos, Fernandes, Bérnils and Moura-Leite, 2010  
                                           Species Atractus careolepis Köhler and Kieckbusch, 2014  
                                           Species Atractus carrioni Parker, 1930 – Parker's Ground Snake 
                                           Species Atractus caxiuana Da Costa Prudente and Santos-Costa, 2006  
                                           Species Atractus cerberus Arteaga, Mebert, Valencia, Cisneros-Heredia, Peñafiel, Reyes-Puig et al., 2017 – Cerberus Groundsnake, Tierrera cancerbera 
                                           Species Atractus charitoae Silva Haad, 2004  
                                           Species Atractus chthonius Passos and Lynch, 2010  
                                           Species Atractus clarki Dunn and Bailey, 1939 – Clark's Ground Snake 
                                           Species Atractus collaris Peracca, 1897 – Collared Ground Snake 
                                           Species Atractus crassicaudatus (A. M. C. Duméril, Bibron and A. H. A. Duméril, 1854) – Thickhead Ground Snake 
                                           Species Atractus darienensis Myers, 2003  
                                           Species Atractus depressiocellus Myers, 2003  
                                           Species Atractus duboisi (Boulenger, 1880)  
                                           Species Atractus duidensis Roze, 1961 – Venezuela Ground Snake 
                                           Species Atractus dunni Savage, 1955 – Dunn's Ground Snake 
                                           Species Atractus echidna Passos, Mueses-Cisneros, Lynch and Fernandes, 2009  
                                           Species Atractus ecuadorensis Savage, 1955 – Ecuadorean Ground Snake, Ecuadorian Ground Snake 
                                           Species Atractus edioi Da Silva, Rodrigues Silva, Ribeiro, Souza and Do Amaral Souza, 2005  
                                           Species Atractus elaps (Günther, 1858) – Black Ground Snake 
                                           Species Atractus emigdioi Gonzales-Sponga, 1971 – Emigdio's Ground Snake 
                                           Species Atractus emmeli (Boettger, 1888) – Emmel's Ground Snake 
                                           Species Atractus eriki Esqueda, la Marca and Bazó, 2007  
                                           Species Atractus erythromelas Boulenger, 1903 – Red-black Ground Snake 
                                           Species Atractus esepe Arteaga, Mebert, Valencia, Cisneros-Heredia, Peñafiel, Reyes-Puig et al., 2017 – Indistinct Groundsnake, Tierrera indistinta 
                                           Species Atractus favae (Filippi, 1840) – Filippi's Ground Snake 
                                           Species Atractus flammigerus (F. Boie, 1827) – Flaming Ground Snake 
                                           Species Atractus franciscopaivai Silva Haad, 2004  
                                           Species Atractus francoi Passos, Fernandes, Bérnils and Moura-Leite, 2010  
                                           Species Atractus fuliginosus (Hallowell, 1845) – Hallowell's Ground Snake 
                                           Species Atractus gaigeae Savage, 1955 – Gaige's Ground Snake 
                                           Species Atractus gigas Myers and Schargel, 2006  
                                           Species Atractus guentheri (Wucherer, 1861) – Günther's Ground Snake 
                                           Species Atractus heliobelluomini Silva Haad, 2004  
                                           Species Atractus heyeri Esqueda and McDiarmid, 2015  
                                           Species Atractus hoogmoedi Prudente and Passos, 2010  
                                           Species Atractus hostilitractus Myers, 2003  
                                           Species Atractus imperfectus Myers, 2003  
                                           Species Atractus indistinctus Prado, 1940 – Indistinct Ground Snake 
                                           Species Atractus insipidus Roze, 1961  
                                           Species Atractus iridescens Peracca, 1896 – Iridescent Ground Snake 
                                           Species Atractus lancinii Roze, 1961 – Lancini's Ground Snake 
                                           Species Atractus lasallei Amaral, 1931 – Lasalle's Ground Snake 
                                           Species Atractus latifrons (Günther, 1868) – Broadhead Ground Snake 
                                           Species Atractus lehmanni Boettger, 1898 – Lehmann's Ground Snake 
                                           Species Atractus limitaneus (Amaral, 1935) – Limitan Ground Snake 
                                           Species Atractus loveridgei Amaral, 1930 – Loveridge's Ground Snake 
                                           Species Atractus macondo Passos, Lynch and Fernandes, 2009  
                                           Species Atractus maculatus (Günther, 1858) – Spotted Ground Snake 
                                           Species Atractus major Boulenger, 1894 – Brown Ground Snake, Big Ground Snake 
                                           Species Atractus manizalesensis Prado, 1940  
                                           Species Atractus mariselae Lancini, 1969 – Marisela's Ground Snake 
                                           Species Atractus matthewi Markezich and Barrio-Amorós, 2004  
                                           Species Atractus medusa Passos, Mueses-Cisneros, Lynch and Fernandes, 2009  
                                           Species Atractus melanogaster Werner, 1916 – Blackbelly Ground Snake 
                                           Species Atractus melas Boulenger, 1908 – Dark Ground Snake 
                                           Species Atractus meridensis Esqueda and la Marca, 2005  
                                           Species Atractus micheleae Esqueda and la Marca, 2005  
                                           Species Atractus microrhynchus (Cope, 1868)  
                                           Species Atractus mijaresi Esqueda and la Marca, 2005  
                                           Species Atractus modestus Boulenger, 1894 – Modest Ground Snake 
                                           Species Atractus multicinctus (Jan, 1865) – Banded Ground Snake 
                                           Species Atractus multidentatus Passos, Rivas and Barrio-Amorós, 2009  
                                           Species Atractus nasutus Passos, Fernandes and Lynch, 2009  
                                           Species Atractus natans Hoogmoed and Prudente, 2003  
                                           Species Atractus nicefori Amaral, 1930 – Northern Ground Snake 
                                           Species Atractus nigricaudus Schmidt and Walker, 1943 – Black-headed Ground Snake 
                                           Species Atractus nigriventris Amaral, 1933 – Black-ventered Ground Snake 
                                           Species Atractus obesus Marx, 1960 – Fat Ground Snake 
                                           Species Atractus obtusirostris Werner, 1916 – Bignose Ground Snake 
                                           Species Atractus occidentalis Savage, 1955 – Western Ground Snake 
                                           Species Atractus occipitoalbus (Jan, 1862) – Gray Ground Snake 
                                           Species Atractus ochrosetrus Esqueda and la Marca, 2005  
                                           Species Atractus oculotemporalis Amaral, 1932 – Hispanic Ground Snake 
                                           Species Atractus orcesi Savage, 1955  
                                           Species Atractus paisa Passos, Fernandes and Lynch, 2009  
                                           Species Atractus pamplonensis Amaral, 1937 – Pamplona Ground Snake 
                                           Species Atractus pantostictus Fernandes and Puorto, 1993  
                                           Species Atractus paraguayensis Werner, 1924  
                                           Species Atractus paravertebralis Henle and Ehrl, 1991  
                                           Species Atractus paucidens Despax, 1910 – Despax's Ground Snake 
                                           Species Atractus pauciscutatus Schmidt and Walker, 1943 – Little-scaled Ground Snake 
                                           Species Atractus peruvianus (Jan, 1862) – Peru Ground Snake 
                                           Species Atractus poeppigi (Jan, 1862) – Basin Ground Snake 
                                           Species Atractus potschi Fernandes, 1995  
                                           Species Atractus punctiventris Amaral, 1933 – Pointed Ground Snake 
                                           Species Atractus pyroni Arteaga, Mebert, Valencia, Cisneros-Heredia, Peñafiel, Reyes-Puig et al., 2017 – Pyron's Groundsnake, Tierrera de Pyron 
                                           Species Atractus resplendens Werner, 1901 – Resplendent Ground Snake 
                                           Species Atractus reticulatus (Boulenger, 1885) – Reticulate Ground Snake 
                                           Species Atractus riveroi Roze, 1961 – Rivero's Ground Snake 
                                           Species Atractus ronnie Passos, Fernandes and Borges-Nojosa, 2007  
                                           Species Atractus roulei Despax, 1910 – Roule's Ground Snake 
                                           Species Atractus sanctaemartae Dunn, 1946 – St. Marta's Ground Snake 
                                           Species Atractus sanguineus Prado, 1944 – Bloody Ground Snake 
                                           Species Atractus savagei Salazar-Valenzuela, Torres-Carvajal and Passos, 2014 – Savage's Groundsnake 
                                           Species Atractus schach (F. Boie, 1827) – Schach's Ground Snake 
                                           Species Atractus serranus Amaral, 1930 – Sao Paulo Ground Snake 
                                           Species Atractus snethlageae da Cunha and Nascimento, 1983  
                                           Species Atractus spinalis Passos, Texeira Jr., Recoder, De Sena, Dal Vechio, De Arruda Pinto et al., 2013  
                                           Species Atractus steyermarki Roze, 1958  
                                           Species Atractus surucucu Prudente, 2008  
                                           Species Atractus taeniatus Griffin, 1916  
                                           Species Atractus tamaensis Esqueda and la Marca, 2005  
                                           Species Atractus tamessari Kok, 2006  
                                           Species Atractus taphorni Schargel and García-Pérez, 2002  
                                           Species Atractus tartarus Passos, Prudente and Lynch, 2016  
                                           Species Atractus thalesdelemai Passos, Fernandes and Zanella, 2005  
                                           Species Atractus titanicus Passos, Fernandes and Lynch, 2009  
                                           Species Atractus torquatus (A. M. C. Duméril, Bibron and A. H. A. Duméril, 1854) – Neckband Ground Snake 
                                           Species Atractus touzeti Schargel, Lamar, Passos, Valencia, Cisneros-Hereda and Campbell, 2013  
                                           Species Atractus trihedrurus Amaral, 1926 – Southern Ground Snake 
                                           Species Atractus trilineatus Wagler, 1828 – Three-lined Ground Snake 
                                           Species Atractus trivittatus Amaral, 1933 – Three-banded Ground Snake 
                                           Species Atractus turikensis Barros, 2000  
                                           Species Atractus typhon Passos, Mueses-Cisneros, Lynch and Fernandes, 2009  
                                           Species Atractus variegatus Prado, 1942 – Variegated Ground Snake 
                                           Species Atractus ventrimaculatus Boulenger, 1905 – Speckled Ground Snake 
                                           Species Atractus vertebralis Boulenger, 1904 – Vertebral Ground Snake 
                                           Species Atractus vertebrolineatus Prado, 1941 – Striped Ground Snake 
                                           Species Atractus vittatus Boulenger, 1894  
                                           Species Atractus wagleri Prado, 1945 – Wagler's Ground Snake 
                                           Species Atractus werneri Peracca, 1912 – Werner's Ground Snake 
                                           Species Atractus zebrinus (Jan, 1862)  
                                           Species Atractus zidoki Gasc and Rodrigues, 1979 – Zidok's Ground Snake 
       

 References
       
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  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
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  Reference for: Atractus   
       
  Source: Snake Species of the World, vol. undetermined, manuscript (version 2004)  
  Acquired: 2004   
  Notes: Working manuscript of follow-up volumes to McDiarmid et al. (1999), "Snake Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, vol. 1"   
  Reference for: Atractus   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Peters, J. A., and B. Orejas-Miranda  
  Publication Date: 1986   
  Article/Chapter Title: Snakes - Part 1. Revised edition with new material by P. E. Vanzolini   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Catalogue of the Neotropical Squamata   
  Page(s): 1-347   
  Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press   
  Publication Place: Washington, D.C., USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-87474-757-0   
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  Reference for: Atractus   
       

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