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Dipsas tenuissima TAYLOR, 1954

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Higher TaxaColubridae (Dipsadinae), Colubroidea, Caenophidia, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesE: Taylor's Snail-eater
G: Taylors Schneckennatter 
SynonymDipsas tenuissima TAYLOR 1954
Dipsas variegata - PETERS 1960
Dipsas tenuissima - VILLA et al. 1988
Dipsas tenuissima — SCHMIDT & KUNZ 2005: 8
Dipsas tenuissima — WALLACH et al. 2014: 235 
DistributionPanama, Costa Rica

Type locality: approximately 15 kilometers WSW of San Isidro del General, Costa Rica, on Dominical Road, in swamp. Map legend:
TDWG region - Region according to the TDWG standard, not a precise distribution map.

NOTE: TDWG regions are generated automatically from the text in the distribution field and not in every cases it works well. We are working on it.
 
Reproductionoviparous 
TypesHolotype: KMNH 31961, sex not known, collected by Edward H. Taylor, on July 10, 1952. 
Comment 
References
  • Mason J. Ryan, Ian M. Latella, Beatriz Willink, Adrián García-Rodríguez, Casey A. Gilman 2015. Notes on the breeding habits and new distribution records of seven species of snakes from southwest Costa Rica Herpetology Notes 8: 669-671 - get paper here
  • Peters , J. A. 1960. The snakes of the subfamily Dipsadinae. Misc. Publ. Mus. Zool., Univ. Michigan (114): 224 pp. - get paper here
  • Savage, J.M. 2002. The Amphibians and Reptiles of Costa Rica: A Herpetofauna Between Two Continents, Between Two Seas. University of Chicago Press, 934 pp. [review in Copeia 2003 (1): 205]
  • Schmidt, D. & Kunz, K. 2005. Ernährung von Schlangen. Natur und Tier Verlag, Münster, 159 pp. - get paper here
  • Schumacher, R A H 1996. Haltung und Zucht einer mittelamerikanischen Schneckennatter - Dipsas tenuissima Taylor, 1954 im Terrarium. Sauria 18 (1): 3-10 - get paper here
  • Solórzano, A. 2006. Snakes of the Osa Peninsula [Costa Rica]. Reptilia (GB) (48): 30-34 - get paper here
  • Solórzano, A. 2006. Die Schlangen der Osa-Halbinsel [Costa Rica]. Reptilia (Münster) 11 (61): 28-31 - get paper here
  • Taylor,E.H. 1954. Further studies on the serpents of Costa Rica. Univ. Kansas Sci. Bull. 36: 673-800. - 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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