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Ialtris parishi Cochran, 1932

Parish's fanged snake, Tiburon banded racer



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Alsophis parishi Cochran, 1932


Conservation Status

Last record: 1930


This species is only known from the holotype collected in 1930.









Holotype: USNM 80773






Original scientific description:

Cochran, D. M. (1932). A new snake, Ialtris parishi, from the Republic of Haiti. Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington 45:189-190.


Other references:

Burbrink, Frank T., Ruane, Sara and Pyron, R. Alexander. (2012). When are adaptive radiations replicated in areas? Ecological opportunity and unexceptional diversiļ¬cation in West Indian dipsadine snakes (Colubridae: Alsophiini). Journal of Biogeography 39: 465–475.

Cochran, D.M. (1941). The herpetology of Hispaniola. Bull. U. S. Natl. Mus. 177: vii + 398 pp.

Powell, R. and Henderson, R. W. (1994). Ialtris Cope. Catalogue of American Amphibians and Reptiles 590 1994: 1-2.

Powell, R. and Henderson, R. W. (1994). Ialtris parishi. Catalogue of American Amphibians and Reptiles No.593.

Schwartz, Albert and Rossman, Douglas A. (1976). A review of the Hispaniolan colubrid snake genus Ialtris. Stud. Fauna Curacao Carib. IsI. 50: 76-102.


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