Check List 13(2): e19687, doi: 10.15560/13.2.2085
First record of the Fitzinger’s False Coral Snake, Oxyrhopus fitzingeri (Tschudi, 1845) (Reptilia: Dipsadidae) in Atiquipa, southwestern Peru
expand article infoCésar R. Luque-Fernández, Luis Norberto Villegas Paredes
‡ Universidad Nacional de San Agustín de Arequipa, Peru
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Oxyrophus fitzingeri is distributed in Ecuador and Peru. In this study we present an extension of the geographical distribution for Peru, the first record of the species in the department of Arequipa. This new report was made in the Lomas de Atiquipa Private Conservation Area.
Peruvian desert; snake; coastal hills; range extension