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Tantilla insulamontana Wilson & Mena, 1980

Mountain centipede snake

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Last record: Pre-1980

Rediscovered in 2010

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered

 

Distribution

Ecuador

 

Biology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Wilson, L. D. and Mena, C. E. (1980). Systematics of the melanocephala group of the colubrid snake genus Tantilla. San Diego Society of Natural History Memoirs 11: 5-58.

 

Other references:

Arteaga-Navarro, A., Yánez-Muñoz, M., Valencia, J. & Cisneros-Heredia, D.F. (2017). Tantilla insulamontana. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2017: e.T203317A2763862. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2017-2.RLTS.T203317A2763862.en. Downloaded on 18 October 2017.

https://extinctanimals.proboards.com/thread/22700/tantilla-insulamontana-mountain-centipede-snake

 

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