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Geophis damiani WILSON, MCCRANIE & WILLIAMS, 1998

IUCN Red List - Geophis damiani - Critically Endangered, CR

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Higher TaxaColubridae (Dipsadinae), Colubroidea, Caenophidia, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes) 
Subspecies 
Common Names 
SynonymGeophis damiani WILSON, MCCRANIE & WILLIAMS 1998
Geophis damiani — WILSON & TOWNSEND 2007: 8
Geophis damiani — WALLACH et al. 2014: 301 
DistributionHonduras (slopes of Cerro Texiguat), 1680-1750 m elevation

Type locality: 2.5 airline km NNE La Fortuna (15 26'N, 87 18'W), 1750 m elevation, Departmento de Yoro, Honduras. Map legend:
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Reproductionoviparous 
TypesHolotype: USNM 498356 (adult male) 
Comment 
EtymologyThe name is a patronym honoring a friend and field companion of the authors, Damian Almendarez. 
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.; Castaneda, F.E. 2004. Notes on the second specimens of Geophis damiani Wilson, McCranie, and Williams and Rhadinaea tolpanorum Holm and Cruz D. (Colubridae). Herpetological Review 35 (4): 341 - get paper here
  • 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
  • Townsend, J. H. 2006. INVENTORY AND CONSERVATION ASSESSMENT OF THE HERPETOFAUNA OF THE SIERRA DE OMOA, HONDURAS, WITH A REVIEW OF THE Geophis (SQUAMATA: COLUBRIDAE) OF EASTERN NUCLEAR CENTRAL AMERICA. PhD thesis, University of Florida, 138 pp.
  • Townsend, J. H., L. D. Wilson, M. Medina-Flores, E. Aguilar-Urbina, B. K. Atkinson et al. 2012. A premontane hotspot for herpetological endemism on the windward side of Refugio de Vida Silvestre Texíguat, Honduras. Salamandra 48 (2): 92-114 - get paper here
  • Townsend, Josiah H. 2009. MORPHOLOGICAL VARIATION IN GEOPHIS NEPHODRYMUS (SQUAMATA: COLUBRIDAE), WITH COMMENTS ON CONSERVATION OF GEOPHIS IN EASTERN NUCLEAR CENTRAL AMERICA. Herpetologica 65 (3): 292-302 - get paper here
  • Townsend, Josiah H.;,, Luis A. Herrera-B., Melissa Medina-Flores, Levi N. Gray, Alexander L. Stubbs and Larry David Wilson 2010. Notes on the second male specimen of the cryptozoic snake Geophis damiani Wilson, McCranie, & Williams, 1998. Herpetology Notes 3: 305-308 - 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. & J.H. TOWNSEND 2007. A checklist and key to the snakes of the genus Geophis (Squamata: Colubridae: Dipsadinae), with commentary on distribution and conservation. Zootaxa 1395: 1-31 - get paper here
  • Wilson,L.D.; McCranie,J.R. & Williams,K.L. 1998. A new species of Geophis of the sieboldi group (Reptilia: Squamata: Colubridae) from northern Honduras. Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington 111: 410-417 - get paper here
 
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