Tropidophis celiae HEDGES, ESTRADA & DIAZ, 1999
Can you confirm these amateur observations of Tropidophis celiae?
|Higher Taxa||Tropidophiidae, Henophidia, Serpentes (snakes)|
|Common Names||CANASI TROPE|
|Synonym||Tropidophis celiae HEDGES, ESTRADA & DIAZ 1999|
Type locality: northern (coastal) side of Loma Canasi, at the mouthof Rio Canasi, Santa Cruz del norte Municipality, La Habana Province, Cuba, 3 m elevation, 23° 08' 37" N, 81° 46' 40" W. Map legend:
- 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.
|Types||Holotype: MNHNCU 4474|
|Comment||The only females specimen mentioned in HEDGES (2002) was 344 mm SVL.|
Etymology: Named after Señora Celia Puerta de Estrada, wife of Alberto R. Estrada.