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Tropidophis celiae HEDGES, ESTRADA & DIAZ, 1999

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Higher TaxaTropidophiidae, Henophidia, Serpentes (snakes) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesCANASI TROPE 
SynonymTropidophis celiae HEDGES, ESTRADA & DIAZ 1999
Tropidophis celiae — RODRIGUEZ-SCHETTINO et al. 2013 
DistributionW Cuba

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:
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: MNHNCU 4474 
CommentThe only females specimen mentioned in HEDGES (2002) was 344 mm SVL.

Reproduction: viviparous. 
EtymologyEtymology: Named after Señora Celia Puerta de Estrada, wife of Alberto R. Estrada. 
References
  • Hedges, S. Blair, Alberto R. Estrada and Luis M. Diaz 1999. New snake (Tropidophis) from western Cuba. Copeia 1999 (2): 376-381 - get paper here
  • Hedges, S.B. 2002. Morphological variation and the definition of species in the snake genus Tropidophis (Serpentes, Tropidophiidae). Bull. nat. Hist. Mus. London (Zool.) 68 (2): 83-90 - get paper here
  • Rodríguez Schettino, Lourdes, Carlos A. Mancina & Vilma Rivalta González 2013. REPTILES OF CUBA: CHECKLIST AND GEOGRAPHIC DISTRIBUTIONS Smithsonian Herp. Inf. Serv. (144): 1-96
 
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