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Thamnophis conanti ROSSMAN & BURBRINK, 2005

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Higher TaxaColubridae (Natricinae), Colubroidea, Caenophidia, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes) 
Common Names 
SynonymThamnophis conanti ROSSMAN & BURBRINK 2005
Thamnophis conanti — WALLACH et al. 2014: 720 
DistributionMexico (Puebla-Veracruz state line)

Type locality: Mexico, Puebla-Veracruz state line at Mexico Highway 125 [number in error, it is Highway 150 that extends north from Tehuacan, Puebla, to the state line at Puerto del Aire] Map legend:
TDWG region - Region according to the TDWG standard, not a precise distribution map.

NOTE: TDWG regions are generated automatically from the text in the distribution field and not in every cases it works well. We are working on it.
TypesHolotype: LSUMZ 75985 (originally USL 23933), an adult female, collected 15 August 1975 by Tom Hardaway. 
EtymologyNamed after Roger Conant (1909-2003), American herpetologist. 
  • Heimes, P. 2016. Snakes of Mexico. Chimaira, Frankfurt, 572 pp
  • Rossman, D.A. & Burbrink, F.T. 2005. Species limits within the Mexican garter snakes of the Thamnophis godmani complex. Occ. Papers Mus. Nat. Science (79): 1-43 - get paper here
  • 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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