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Enulius roatanensis MCCRANIE & KÖHLER, 1999

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Higher TaxaColubridae (Dipsadinae), Colubroidea, Caenophidia, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes) 
Subspecies 
Common Names 
SynonymEnulius roatanensis MCCRANIE & KÖHLER 1999
Enulius roatanensis — MCCRANIE 2015
Enulius roatanensis — WALLACH et al. 2014: 274 
DistributionHonduras (Islas de la Bahia)

Type locality: near Mud Hole Bay (16°20.88’N, 86°32.05’W), less than 10 m elevation, Isla de Roatán, Islas de la Bahía, Honduras.  
Reproductionoviparous 
TypesHolotype: SMF 78515 
Comment 
EtymologyNamed after Roatán island where the species occurs. 
References
  • 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.
 
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