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Ungaliophis panamensis SCHMIDT, 1933

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Higher TaxaBoidae (Charinidae, Ungaliophiinae), Henophidia, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes) 
Common NamesE: Panamanian Dwarf Boa
G: Mittelamerikanische Zwergboa 
SynonymUngaliophis panamensis SCHMIDT 1933
Ungaliophis danieli PRADO 1940: 35
Ungaliophis panamensis — VILLA et al. 1988
Ungaliophis panamensis — MCDIARMID, CAMPBELL & TOURÉ 1999: 224
Ungaliophis panamensis — SAVAGE 2002
Ungaliophis panamensis — GOWER et al. 2012: 65
Ungaliophis panamensis — WALLACH et al. 2014: 775 
DistributionNicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama, Colombia

Type locality: Cerro Brujo, Panama, 2000 feet Map legend:
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TypesHolotype: USNM 54059 (Ungaliophis panamensis)
Holotype: Colego de S. Jose, Medellin no. 189 [Ungaliophis danieli] 
CommentSynonymy: Ungaliophis danieli PRADO 1940 has been synonymized with U. panamensis by PETERS & OREJAS-MIRANDA 1970 and STIMSON 1969. 
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  • Butner, A. 1963. An Addition to the Boid Snake Subfamily Tropidophinae. Copeia 1963 (1): 160-161 - get paper here
  • Corn, M. J. 1975. Report on the first certain collection of Ungaliophis panamensis from Costa Rica. Carib. J. Sci. 14 [1974]: 167-75.
  • Dwyer, Q. 2017. Ungaliophis panamensis Schmidt, 1933. Diet. Mesoamerican Herpetology 4(4): 939–930 - get paper here
  • Gower, D.; Garrett, K. & Stafford, P. 2012. Snakes. Firefly Books, Buffalo, NY,<br />144 p..
  • Greene,H.W. 1997. Snakes: The Evolution of Mystery in Nature. University of California Press, 351 pp. [p. 205] - get paper here
  • Köhler, G. 2008. Reptiles of Central America. 2nd Ed. Herpeton-Verlag, 400 pp.
  • McDiarmid, R.W.; Campbell, J.A. & Touré,T.A. 1999. Snake species of the world. Vol. 1. Herpetologists’ League, 511 pp.
  • Nemuras, K. 1967. Notes on the Herpetology of Panama: Part 4. Bull. Maryland Herp. Soc. 3 (3): 63-71 - get paper here
  • Pérez-Santos,C. & Moreno, A.G. 1988. Ofidios de Colombia. Museo reegionale di Scienze Naturali, Torino, Monographie VI, 517 pp.
  • Prado 1940. Notas ofiológicas 10. utras serpentes da Colombia, com a descrição de uma nova especie de Boideo. Mem. Inst. Butantan, Sào Paulo 14: 35-39 - get paper here
  • Ray, Julie M. 2015. Geographic Distribution: Ungaliophis panamensis (southern bromeliad boa). Herpetological Review 46 (1): 64
  • Savage, J.M. 2002. The Amphibians and Reptiles of Costa Rica: A Herpetofauna Between Two Continents, Between Two Seas. University of Chicago Press, 934 pp. [review in Copeia 2003 (1): 205]
  • Schmidt, Karl Patterson 1933. Amphibians and reptiles collected by the Smithsonian Biological Survey of the Panama Canal Zone. Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections 89 (1): 1-20 - get paper here
  • Solorzano, A. 2004. Serpientes de Costa Rica - Snakes of Costa Rica. Editorial INBio, Costa Rica, 792 pp.
  • Solórzano, A. 2006. Snakes of the Osa Peninsula [Costa Rica]. Reptilia (GB) (48): 30-34 - get paper here
  • Solórzano, A. 2006. Die Schlangen der Osa-Halbinsel [Costa Rica]. Reptilia (Münster) 11 (61): 28-31 - get paper here
  • Solórzano, A., and E. Carrillo. 2017. Ungaliophis panamensis Schmidt, 1933. Diet. Mesoamerican Herpetology 4(4): 940–941 - get paper here
  • Sunyer, Javier 2014. An updated checklist of the amphibians and reptiles of Nicaragua. Mesoamerican Herpetology 1 (2): 186–202. - get paper here
  • Underwood, G. 2002. On the rictal structures of some snakes. Herpetologica 58 (1): 1-17 - get paper here
  • Villa J D; Wilson L D 1990. Ungaliophis Muller. Central American dwarf boas. Catalogue of American Amphibians and Reptiles ( 480: 1-4 - 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.
  • Wilcox, T.P.; Derrick J. Zwickl; Tracy A. Heath and David M. Hillis 2002. Phylogenetic relationships of the dwarf boas and a comparison of Bayesian and bootstrap measures of phylogenetic support. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 25 (2): 361-371 - get paper here
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