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Magliophis stahli (STEJNEGER, 1904)

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Higher TaxaColubridae (Dipsadinae), Alsophiini, Colubroidea, Caenophidia, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes) 
Common Names 
SynonymArrhyton exiguus stahli [STEJNEGER 1904]
Arrhyton exiguus stahli — SCHWARTZ & HENDERSON 1991: 586
Magliophis stahli — HEDGES et al. 2009
Magliophis stahli — WALLACH et al. 2014: 423 
DistributionPuerto Rico

Type locality: Puerto Rico, north of a line connecting Mayagùez, Los Rûbanos, Aibonito, and Patillas. elevation: sea level to at least 1800 ft. Map legend:
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TypesHolotype: USNM 27323 
  • Hedges, S. Blair; Arnaud Couloux; Vidal, Nicolas 2009. Molecular phylogeny, classification, and biogeography of West Indian racer snakes of the Tribe Alsophiini (Squamata, Dipsadidae, Xenodontinae). Zootaxa 2067: 1-28 - get paper here
  • Schwartz, A. & Henderson, R.W. 1991. Amphibians and Reptiles of the West Indies. University of Florida Press, Gainesville, 720 pp.
  • Stejneger, L. 1904. The herpetology of Porto Rico. Rept. United States Natl. Mus. 1902: 549-724.
  • 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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