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Lampropeltis webbi BRYSON, DIXON & LAZCANO, 2005

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Higher TaxaColubridae, Colubrinae, Lampropeltini, Colubroidea, Caenophidia, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes) 
Common Names 
SynonymLampropeltis webbi BRYSON, DIXON & LAZCANO 2005
Lampropeltis webbi — WALLACH et al. 2014: 360
Lampropeltis webbi — HANSEN & SALMON 2017 
DistributionMexico (Pacific versant of the Sierra Madre Occidental in Mixed Boreal-Tropical habitat near the Durango/Sinaloa state border)

Type locality: 4.0 km west of El Palmito on Hwy. 40, Municipio Concordia, Sinaloa, México (23° 33’ 14.2’’ N, 105° 50’ 47.2’’ W), 2000 m elevation.  
TypesHolotype: UANL 5684 
CommentNote that the diagnosis of this species is fairly vague.

Distribution: see map in  HANSEN & SALMON 2017: 722 (Fig. 17). 
EtymologyNamed after Robert G. Webb for his countless hours of research on the herpetofauna of northwestern México. 
  • Beolens, Bo; Michael Watkins, and Michael Grayson 2011. The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA - get paper here
  • Bryson, R.W.; Dixon, J.R. & Lazcano, D. 2005. New species of Lampropeltis (Serpentes: Colubridae) from the Sierra Madre Occidental, México. Journal of Herpetology 39 (2): 207-214 - get paper here
  • Hansen, R. W., and G. T. Salmon. 2017. Distribution analysis, taxonomic updates, and conservation status for the Lampropeltis mexicana group (Serpentes: Colubridae). Mesoamerican Herpetology 4(4): 700–758 - get paper here
  • Heimes, P. 2016. Snakes of Mexico. Chimaira, Frankfurt, 572 pp
  • Valdez-Lares, R.; R. Muñiz-Martínez; E.Gadsden; G. Aguirre-León; G. Castañeda-Gaytán; R. Gonzalez-Trápaga 2013. Checklist of amphibians and reptiles of the state of Durango, México. Check List 9 (4):714-724 - 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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