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Clelia langeri REICHLE & EMBERT, 2005

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Higher TaxaColubridae (Dipsadinae), Colubroidea, Caenophidia, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes) 
Subspecies 
Common Names 
SynonymClelia langeri REICHLE & EMBERT 2005
Clelia langeri — WALLACH et al. 2014: 170 
DistributionBolivia (Florida: Santa Cruz)

Type locality: area of Villa Merced (18°6’S, 64°11’W), Province Florida, Department of Santa Cruz, Bolivia. The area lies in
about 1300 m elevation in the inter-Andean dry valleys of Bolivia. Map legend:
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Reproductionoviparous 
TypesHolotype: MNK R 867; an adult male, Museo Historia Natural Noel Kempff Mercado, Santa Cruz, Bolivia, collected by Frey Andre´s Langer op. on 14 April, 1994. 
CommentDiagnosis.—Clelia langeri can be distinguished from all other members of the genus by having two loreals instead of one. Furthermore 36 of 37 specimens present 21 scale rows in the neck region, whereas all other Clelia species have only 19. Together with C. rustica this is the only species of the genus where juveniles do not undergo ontogenetic color pattern change. 
EtymologyNamed after Fray Andre´s Langer op., a Dominican monk who started collecting reptiles in the area nine years ago and together with his collaborators from the local population has contributed more than 1400 specimens to the herpetological scientific collection in the Museum of Natural History Noel Kempff Mercado, Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia. 
References
  • Reichle Steffen and Dirk Embert 2005. New species of Clelia (Colubridae) from the Inter-Andean dry valleys of Bolivia. Journal of Herpetology 39 (3):379-383 - get paper here
  • Wallach, Van; Kenneth L. Williams , Jeff Boundy 2014. Snakes of the World: A Catalogue of Living and Extinct Species. Taylor and Francis, CRC Press, 1237 pp.
 
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