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Tropidophis feicki SCHWARTZ, 1957

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Higher TaxaTropidophiidae, Henophidia, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesFeick's Dwarf Boa 
SynonymTropidophis feicki SCHWARTZ 1957: 3
Tropidophis feicki — SCHWARTZ & HENDERSON 1991: 633
Tropidophis feicki — MCDIARMID, CAMPBELL & TOURÉ 1999: 218
Tropidophis feicki — RODRIGUEZ-SCHETTINO et al. 2013
Tropidophis feicki — WALLACH et al. 2014: 753 
DistributionCuba

Type locality: Cueva de bs Indios, San Vicente, Pinar del Rio Province, Cuba. Map legend:
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Reproductionviviparous. 
TypesHolotype: AMNH 76224. 
CommentIllustrations: see Schwartz, 1957; Schwartz and Henderson, 1985.

Max. SVL in males: 411 mm, in females: 448 mm. 
References
  • Burger, R.M. 2004. Dwarf boas of the Caribbean. Reptilia (GB) (35): 43-47 - get paper here
  • Hedges, S. B. and O. H. Garrido. 1992. A new species of Tropidophis from Cuba (Serpentes: Tropidophiidae). Copeia 1992 (4): 820-825 - 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
  • McDiarmid, R.W.; Campbell, J.A. & Touré,T.A. 1999. Snake species of the world. Vol. 1. Herpetologists’ League, 511 pp.
  • Rodríguez Schettino, Lourdes, Carlos A. Mancina & Vilma Rivalta González 2013. REPTILES OF CUBA: CHECKLIST AND GEOGRAPHIC DISTRIBUTIONS. Smithsonian Herp. Inf. Serv. (144): 1-96 - get paper here
  • Schwartz, A. 1957. A new species of boa (genus Tropidophis) from western Cuba. American Museum Novitates 1839:1-8. - get paper here
  • Schwartz, A. & Henderson, R.W. 1991. Amphibians and Reptiles of the West Indies. University of Florida Press, Gainesville, 720 pp.
  • Schwartz, A. and Henderson, R.W. 1985. A guide to the identification of the amphibians and reptiles of the West Indies exclusive of Hispaniola. Milwaukee Public Mus., 165 pp.
  • 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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