The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database


Thamnophis eques insperatus Conant, 2003

Lake Zacapu garter snake

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Last record: 1960's

Rediscovered in 30 November 2008 (Bol, 2012)

 

Distribution

La laguna de Zacapu, Michoacán State, Mexico

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Conant, Roger. (2003). Observations on Garter Snakes of the Thamnophis eques complex in the Lakes of Mexico’s Transvolcanic Belt, with descriptions of New Taxa. American museum novitates 3406: 1-64.

 

Other references:

Bol, Steven. (2012). The rediscovery of Thamnophis eques insperatus (the Zacapu Mexican Garter Snake) in Zacapu, Michoácan, Mexico. The garter snake 17(1): pp-pp.

 

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