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Rhadinella anachoreta (SMITH & CAMPBELL, 1994)

IUCN Red List - Rhadinella anachoreta - Least Concern, LC

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Higher TaxaColubridae (Dipsadinae), Colubroidea, Caenophidia, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes) 
Common Names 
SynonymRhadinaea anachoreta SMITH & CAMPBELL 1994
Rhadinaea anachoreta — TOWNSEND et al. 2005
Rhadinella anachoreta — MYERS 2011
Rhadinella anachoreta — WALLACH et al. 2014: 642 
DistributionGuatemala, Honduras

Type locality: north slope of Cerro del Aguacate, Aldea Negro Norte, Sierra de Caral, Municipio de Morales, Dep. de Izabal, Guatemala, 1180 m elevation.  
TypesHolotype: UTA R-33051 
  • McCranie J R 2011. The snakes of Honduras. SSAR, Salt Lake City, 725 pp.
  • McCranie, James R. 2007. Notes on the poorly known colubrid snake Rhadinaea anachoreta Smith & Campbell. Herpetological Bulletin 101:25-26 - get paper here
  • McCranie, James R. 2015. A checklist of the amphibians and reptiles of Honduras, with additions, comments on taxonomy, some recent taxonomic decisions, and areas of further studies needed. Zootaxa 3931 (3): 352–386 - get paper here
  • Myers, Charles W. 2011. A New Genus and New Tribe for Enicognathus melanauchen Jan, 1863, a Neglected South American Snake (Colubridae: Xenodontinae), with Taxonomic Notes on Some Dipsadinae. American Museum Novitates (3715): 1-33 - get paper here
  • Smith, E. N. AND J. A. CAMPBELL. 1994. A new species of Rhadinea (Colubridae) from the Caribbean Versant of Guatemala. Occ. Pap. Mus. Nat. Hist. Kansas (167):1-9. - get paper here
  • Solís, J. M., L. D. Wilson, and J. H. Townsend. 2014. An updated list of the amphibians and reptiles of Honduras, with comments on their nomenclature. Mesoamerican Herpetology 1: 123–144 - get paper here
  • Townsend, Josiah H., James C. Nifong and Larry David Wilson 2005. First record of the colubrid snake Rhadinaea anachoreta Smith & Campbell from Honduras. Herpetological Bulletin 94: 2-3 - get paper here
  • Wallach, Van; Kenneth L. Williams , Jeff Boundy 2014. Snakes of the World: A Catalogue of Living and Extinct Species. [type catalogue] Taylor and Francis, CRC Press, 1237 pp.
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