Geophis laticollaris SMITH, LYNCH & ALTIG, 1965
Can you confirm these amateur observations of Geophis laticollaris?
|Higher Taxa||Colubridae (Dipsadinae), Colubroidea, Caenophidia, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes)|
|Common Names||Widecollar Earth Snake|
|Synonym||Geophis laticollaris SMITH, LYNCH & ALTIG 1965|
Geophis sallaei — DOWNS 1967: 168
Geophis laticollaris — LINER 1994
Geophis laticollaris — WILSON & TOWNSEND 2007: 13
Geophis laticollaris — WALLACH et al. 2014: 303
Type locality: Three miles south of Putla, Oaxaca, Mexico. Map legend:
- 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.
|Types||Holotype: UIMNH 57170, adult female collected 29 June 1964 by R. Altig.|
|Comment||Geophis laticollaris was synonymized with G. sallaei by Downs (1967), but later resurrected by Smith & Chiszar (1992) after examining materials acquired subsequent to publication of Downs’ work.|
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