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

 References
       
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  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  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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