The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database

Emmochliophis miops (Boulenger, 1898)



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Last record: 1897

Rediscovered: October 2017



Colombia & Ecuador (northwest)












Original scientific description:

Boulenger, G. A. (1898).  An account of the reptiles and batrachians collected by Mr. W. F. H. Rosenberg in Western Ecuador. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1898: 107-126.


Other references:

Vera-Pérez, L. E., Campbell, P. and Montingelli, G. (2020). Rediscovery and redescription of the rare, critically endangered snake Emmochliophis miops (Serpentes: Colubridae), with comments on its natural history, distribution, and phylogenetic relationships. Phyllomedusa: Journal of Herpetology 19(1): 3-12.


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