Demansia rimicola SCANLON, 2007
Can you confirm these amateur observations of Demansia rimicola?
|Higher Taxa||Elapidae (Hydrophiinae), Colubroidea, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes)|
|Synonym||Demansia rimicola SCANLON 2007|
Demansia rimicola — WILSON & SWAN 2010
Demansia rimicola — WALLACH et al. 2014: 214
Type locality: 61.4 km N Muttaburra via Hughenden Hwy, Qld (22°10'S 144°15'E). Map legend:
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- Region according to the TDWG standard, not a precise distribution map.
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|Types||Holotype: AMS (AM) R62257, collected by A. Greer, E. Cameron, H. Cogger, R. Sadlier & P. Webber on 17.vii.1977.|
|Comment||Synonymy: Demansia rimicola has previously been illustrated in Shine (1980), Swan (1990, 1995), Healey (1997), Swan et al. (2004) and Wilson & Knowles (1988), identified as D. torquata in the former five cases and as an unidentified Demansia in the latter.|
|Etymology||From Latin noun rima (a crack) and verb colo (to inhabit), meaning “crack-dweller”, alluding to the association of this species with cracking clay soils.|
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