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Holotype: ZSBS 209/0, according to Roze, 1996 [215].

Type-locality: Rio Solimes, Brazil.

Four subspecies, namely M. s. spixii, Wagler, 1824; M. s. martiusi Schmidt, 1953; M. s. obscurus (Jan, 1872); and M. s. princeps (Boulenger, 1905) were recognized by Roze, 1983 [dated 1982], Mem. Inst. Butantan 46:305-338[334-335].


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Source: Snake Species of the World

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