Author Amaral, A. Do Estudios sobre ophidios Neotropicos XVII-XXII.
Published 1929
Item ID 44283
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São Paulo, Instituto Butantan, 1929. 4to (26.4 x 18.3 cm). 337 pp., with several plates and text figures. Original printed wrappers. Seven original papers, with new taxa, on the snakes of Brazil by the Brazilian physician and herpetologist Afrãnio do Amaral (1894-1982). Included are: (XVII) Valor systematico de varias formas de ophidios neotropicos ; (XVIII) Lista remissiva dos ophidios da região neotropica ; (XIX) Revisão do genero Spilotes Wagler, 1830 ; (XX) Revisão do genero P hrynonax Cope, 1862 ; (XXI) Revisão do genero Drymarchon Fitzinger, 1843 ; (XXII) Sobre a especie Coluber dichrous (Peters) Boulenger, 1894 . Also included is Contribuição ao conhecimento dos ophidios do Brasil IV (another series by do Amaral): Lista remissiva dos ophidios do Brasil . Some slight fraying at spine ends, otherwise a very good, clean copy. Rare. Adler I, pp. 88-89; Vanzolini II, pp. 69-70. A collection of rare papers on Brazilian snakes