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Erythrolamprus mimus micrurus (False Coral Snake) [Geographic Distribution]

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ERYTHROLAMPRUS MIMUS MICRURUS (False Coral Snake). ECUADOR: PROVINCIA DE BOLÍVAR: San Luis de Pambil (79°14’W, 01°15’S, ca. 300 m). 21 February 1992. C. Cabrera. Universidad San Francisco de Quito & Fundación Herpetológica Orcés, Quito, Ecuador. (FHGO-USFQ 429). Verified by J. M. Touzet. Erythrolamprus mimus micrurus occurs from Panama to western Ecuador (Dunn and Bailey 1939. Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. 86:12; Peters 1960. Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. 122:9). First province record, extending distribution ca. 70 km S from nearest known locality in the province of Los Ríos (Perez-Santos and Moreno 1991. Serpientes de Ecuador. Monogr. XI. Mus. Reg. Scien. Nat. Torino. 540 pp.). The species was previously known in Ecuador from the provinces of Esmeraldas, Los Ríos. and Pichincha (Peters 1957. Amer. Mus. Novitates 1851; Peters 1960, op. cit.; Perez-Santos and Moreno, op. cit.; Kuch and Freire 2002. Herpetozoa 15[3/4]: 182).
Herpetological Review 35(4): 410-411; 2004
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ERYTHROLAMPRUS MIMUS MICRURUS (False Coral
Snake). ECUADOR: PROVINCIA DE BOLÍVAR: San Luis de
Pambil (79°14W, 01°15S, ca. 300 m). 21 February 1992. C.
Cabrera. Universidad San Francisco de Quito & Fundación
Herpetológica Orcés, Quito, Ecuador. (FHGO-USFQ 429). Veri-
fied by J. M. Touzet. Erythrolamprus mimus micrurus occurs from
Panama to western Ecuador (Dunn and Bailey 1939. Bull. Mus.
Comp. Zool. 86:12; Peters 1960. Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. 122:9).
First province record, extending distribution ca. 70 km S from
nearest known locality in the province of Los Ríos (Perez-Santos
and Moreno 1991. Serpientes de Ecuador. Monogr. XI. Mus. Reg.
Scien. Nat. Torino. 540 pp.). The species was previously known
in Ecuador from the provinces of Esmeraldas, Los Ríos. and
Pichincha (Peters 1957. Amer. Mus. Novitates 1851; Peters 1960,
op. cit.; Perez-Santos and Moreno, op. cit.; Kuch and Freire 2002.
Herpetozoa 15[3/4]: 182).
Submitted by DIEGO F. CISNEROS-HEREDIA, College of
Biological and Environmental Sciences, Universidad San Francisco
de Quito, Ave. Interoceánica y calle Diego de Robles, Campus
Cumbayá, Edif. Maxwell, Casilla Postal 17-12-841, Quito,
Ecuador; e-mail: diegofrancisco_cisneros@yahoo.com.
Herpetological Review 35(4), 2004
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