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Hydromorphus dunni SLEVIN, 1942

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Higher TaxaColubridae (Dipsadinae), Colubroidea, Caenophidia, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes)
Common NamesE: Dunn's Water Snake 
SynonymHydromorphus dunni SLEVIN 1942: 474
Hydromorphus dunni — KÖHLER 2008: 235
Hydromorphus dunni — WALLACH et al. 2014: 339 

Type locality: vicinity north of Boquete, Chiriquí, Panama, 1250 m elevation.  
TypesHolotype: CAS 78939 
EtymologyNamed after Emmett Reid Dunn (1894-1956) [obituary in Schmidt 1957: 75]. 
  • Beolens, Bo; Michael Watkins, and Michael Grayson 2011. The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA - get paper here
  • Köhler, G. 2008. Reptiles of Central America. 2nd Ed. Herpeton-Verlag, 400 pp.
  • Savage,J.M. & Donnelly,M.A. 1988. Variation and systematics in the colubrid snakes of the genus Hydromorphus. Amphibia-Reptilia 9: 289-300 - get paper here
  • Schmidt, K.P. 1957. Emmett Reid Dunn, 1894-1956. Copeia 1957 (2): 75-77 - get paper here
  • Slevin, J.R. 1942. Notes on a collection of reptiles from Boquete, Panama, with the description of a new species of Hydromorphus. Proc. Cal. Acad. Sci. 23: 463-480 - get paper here
  • Villa J D 1990. Hydromorphus Peters. Central American watersnakes. Catalogue of American Amphibians and Reptiles ( 472: 1-2 - get paper here
  • Wallach, Van; Kenneth L. Williams , Jeff Boundy 2014. Snakes of the World: A Catalogue of Living and Extinct Species. [type catalogue] Taylor and Francis, CRC Press, 1237 pp.
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