Oxybelis wilsoni VILLA & MCCRANIE, 1995
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|Higher Taxa||Colubridae, Colubrinae, Colubroidea, Caenophidia, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes)|
|Synonym||Oxybelis wilsoni VILLA & MCCRANIE 1995|
Oxybelis wilsoni — WALLACH et al. 2014: 516
|Distribution||Honduras (Isla de Roatan)|
Type locality: Isla de Roatan, Islas de la Bahía, Honduras. Map legend:
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|Types||Holotype: USNM 318010|
|Comment||Oxybelis wilsoni differs from all species of Oxybelis in its tan to golden yellow coloration, in having a higher number of subcaudals as well as in other details of color and scutellation. The species is closely related to O. fulgidus and is thought to be derived from a fulgidus-like ancestor (i.e., is the sister species to fulgidus)|
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