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Leptophis haileyi MURPHY, CHARLES, LEHTINEN & KOELLER, 2013

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Higher TaxaColubridae, Colubrinae, Colubroidea, Caenophidia, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes) 
Common Names 
SynonymLeptophis haileyi MURPHY, CHARLES, LEHTINEN & KOELLER 2013 

Type locality: Tobago near Roxborough at 11o 15′ 05.8′′N, 60o 34′ 04.7′′W.  
TypesHolotype: CAS 245313, male; collected by P.G. Frank, P.A. Frank, and R. Lawson in 2006. 
EtymologyThis species is named in honor of Adrian Hailey, the University of the West Indies for his contributions to the herpetology of Trinidad and Tobago. 
  • MURPHY, JOHN C.; STEVLAND P. CHARLES, RICHARD M. LEHTINEN & KRISTA L. KOELLER 2013. A molecular and morphological characterization of Oliver’s parrot snake, Leptophis coeruleodorsus (Squamata: Serpentes: Colubridae) with the description of a new species from Tobago. Zootaxa 3718 (6): 561–574 - get paper here
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