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Rhadinella pegosalyta (MCCRANIE, 2006)

IUCN Red List - Rhadinella pegosalyta - Vulnerable, VU

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Higher TaxaColubridae (Dipsadinae), Colubroidea, Caenophidia, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes) 
Subspecies 
Common Names 
SynonymRhadinaea pegosalyta MCCRANIE 2006
Rhadinella pegosalyta — MYERS 2011
Rhadinella pegosalyta — WALLACH et al. 2014: 643 
DistributionHonduras (Cortés)

Type locality: near visitors’ center of Parque Nacional El Cusuco (15° 31’ N, 88° 12’ W), 1550 m elevation, Departamento de Cortés, Honduras.  
Reproductionoviparous 
TypesHolotype: USNM 562920 
Diagnosis 
CommentR. pegosalyta is a member of the R. godmani group. 
Etymology 
References
  • Köhler, G. 2008. Reptiles of Central America. 2nd Ed. Herpeton-Verlag, 400 pp.
  • McCranie J R 2006. New species of snake of the colubrid genus Rhadinaea (godmani group) from Parque Nacional El Cusuco, Honduras. Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington 119 (4): 528–533.
  • McCranie J R 2011. The snakes of Honduras. SSAR, Salt Lake City, 725 pp.
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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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