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Enulius bifoveatus MCCRANIE & KÖHLER, 1999

IUCN Red List - Enulius bifoveatus - Critically Endangered, CR

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Higher TaxaColubridae (Dipsadinae), Colubroidea, Caenophidia, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes) 
Common Names 
SynonymEnulius bifoveatus MCCRANIE & KÖHLER 1999
Enulius bifoveatus — WALLACH et al. 2014: 274 
DistributionHonduras (Islas de la Bahia)

Type locality: from between Savannah Bight and East End (16°29.19’N, 85°50.30’W), less than 10 m elevation, Isla de Guanaja, Islas de la Bahía, Honduras.  
TypesHolotype: SMF 78514 
EtymologyNamed after the Latin prefix “bi” (two, twice) and the adjectival form of the Latin noun fovea (pit), and refers to the two apical pits found in this species. 
  • Köhler, G. 2008. Reptiles of Central America. 2nd Ed. Herpeton-Verlag, 400 pp.
  • McCranie J R 2011. The snakes of Honduras. SSAR, Salt Lake City, 725 pp.
  • Mccranie, J. R. & G. KÖHLER 1999. Two new species of colubrid snakes of the genus Enulius from Islas de la Bahia, Honduras. Carib. J. Sci. 35 (1-2): 14-22
  • McCranie, James R. 2015. A checklist of the amphibians and reptiles of Honduras, with additions, comments on taxonomy, some recent taxonomic decisions, and areas of further studies needed. Zootaxa 3931 (3): 352–386 - get paper here
  • Solís, J. M., L. D. Wilson, and J. H. Townsend. 2014. An updated list of the amphibians and reptiles of Honduras, with comments on their nomenclature. Mesoamerican Herpetology 1: 123–144 - 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.
  • Wilson, L.D. & McCranie, J.R. 2003. The conservation status of the herpetofauna of Honduras. Amphibian & Reptile Conservation 3 (1): 6-33 - get paper here
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