Epictia albipuncta BURMEISTER, 1861 (SERPENTES: LEPTOTYPHLOPIDAE) FIRST RECORD FOR THE FORMOSA PROVINCE, ARGENTINA

  • José Augusto Ruiz García
  • María Esther Tedesco
  • Ornela Sofía Stechina
  • Jorge Abel Céspedez

Abstract

Epictia albipuncta Burmeister, 1861 is a small-sized snake distributed in Argentina, Brasil, Bolivia, Paraguay and Perú. In this study, we report a first record of E. albipuncta from Formosa province in the wet eastern district. Our record extends the geographic distribution in 193 km northeast from the nearest previously known locality Presidencia Roque Sáenz Peña, Chaco province.

Published
2020-10-02
How to Cite
RUIZ GARCÍA, José Augusto et al. Epictia albipuncta BURMEISTER, 1861 (SERPENTES: LEPTOTYPHLOPIDAE) FIRST RECORD FOR THE FORMOSA PROVINCE, ARGENTINA. Boletín de la Sociedad Zoológica del Uruguay, [S.l.], v. 29, n. 1, p. 17-23, oct. 2020. ISSN 2393-6940. Available at: <http://journal.szu.org.uy/index.php/Bol_SZU/article/view/85>. Date accessed: 30 nov. 2020. doi: https://doi.org/10.26462/29.1.3.