|Continent||Central and Latin America|
|Date||17 Feb 2014|
A significant number of snake species from Brazil are threatened or endangered.
These reptiles are very important organisms in the context of the maintenance of ecological systems and biodiversity, as well as part of the cultural tradition. Additionally, snakes have its own identity in Brazilian culture.
This project aims to exchange scientific and popular knowledge in communities from Fazenda Barra do ETA located in the Atlantic Forest, for the conservation of snakes. In the region is very important to conservation are endemic species: Corallus cropanii (Hoge, 1953) is endangered following the List of Endangered, Chironius laevicollis (Wied, 1824), Echinanthera cephalostriata (Di-Bernardo, 1996), Helicops carinicaudus (Wied, 1825), Oxyrhopus clathratus (Duméril, Bibron & Duméril, 1854), Sibynomorphus neuwiedi (Ihering, 1911), Sordellina punctata (Peters, 1880) and Taeniophallus bilineatus (Fischer, 1885); and medical importance Bothrops fonsecai (Hoge & Belluomini, 1959), Bothrops jararaca (Wied-Neuwied, 1824), Bothrops jararacussu (Lacerda, 1884).
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