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Leptodeira polysticta (GÜNTHER, 1895)

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Higher TaxaColubridae (Dipsadinae), Colubroidea, Caenophidia, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes) 
Subspecies 
Common Names 
SynonymLeptodira polysticta GÜNTHER 1895: 172
Leptodeira annulata polysticta — STUART 1935: 52
Leptodeira annulata polysticta — SMITH & TAYLOR 1945: 87
Leptodeira annulata polysticta — MERTENS 1952: 66
Leptodeira annulata polysticta — LIVEZEY & PECKHAM 1953
Leptodeira septentrionalis polysticta — DUELLMAN 1958
Leptodeira septentrionalis polysticta — HARDY 1969: 178
Leptodeira polysticta — CAMPBELL 1998
Leptodeira polysticta — MULCAHY 2007
Leptodeira polysticta — WALLACH et al. 2014
Leptodeira septentrionalis polysticta — ILLESCAS-APARICIO et al. 2016 
DistributionMexico (Campeche, Colima, Nayarit, Veracruz, Oaxaca, Guerrero, Sinaloa), Belize, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras ?, Nicaragua, El Salvador.

Type locality: “Belize, British Honduras”.  
Reproductionoviparous. L. polysticta and L. septentrionalis hybridize in Puebla, Mexico (SMITH & BRANDON 1968). 
TypesLectotype: BMNH 1946.1.8.45. 
Diagnosis 
CommentDistribution: Not in Honduras fide McCranie 2015 (checklist Honduras), not in Yucatan state, nor Quintana Roo (Mexico), fide Gonzalez-Sanchez et al. 2017. 
Etymology 
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