IUCN threat status:

Least Concern (LC)

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Lectotype: ZSM 2250/0 according to Golay et al., 1993, Endogly. Venom. Snakes World 478pp.[172].

Type-locality: Río Japurá, Amazonas, Brazil

M. ornatissimus (Jan, 1858) has sometimes been recognized as a subspecies of M. langsdorffi, Cunha and Nascimento, 1982, Bol. Mus. Para. Emílio Goeldi, Nova Sér. Zool. 116:1-17[8], did not recognize subspecies of this species.


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Source: Snake Species of the World

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