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Adelphicos daryi CAMPBELL & FORD, 1982

IUCN Red List - Adelphicos daryi - Endangered, EN

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Higher TaxaColubridae (Dipsadinae), Colubroidea, Caenophidia, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes)
Common NamesE: Dary's Burrowing Snake 
SynonymAdelphicos daryi CAMPBELL & FORD 1982
Adelphicos daryi — KÖHLER 2008: 199
Adelphicos daryi — WALLACH et al. 2014: 9 

Type locality: San Jorge Muxbal, 1844 m elevation, 5.5 km W San José Pinula, Dpto. Guatemala, Guatemala.  
TypesHolotype: KU 187260, a 487 mm female (J.A. Campbell, 11 July 1980). 
Commentonly known from the specimen(s) described in the original description (fide Campbell et al. 2018) 
EtymologyThe specific name is a patronym for the late Mario Dary Rivera, outstanding Guatemalan biologist and conservationist. 
  • Beolens, Bo; Michael Watkins, and Michael Grayson 2011. The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA - get paper here
  • Campbell J A; Ford L S 1982. Phylogenetic relationships of the colubrid snakes of the genus Adelphicos in the highlands of Middle America. OCCASIONAL PAPERS OF THE MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS (No. 100): 1-22 - get paper here
  • Guerra Centeno, Dennis; Héctor Fuentes Rousselin & David Morán Villatoro 2012. Serpientes de Guatemala: Guía para didentificación de especies. Universidad de San Carlos de Guatemala, 186 pp.
  • Köhler, G. 2008. Reptiles of Central America. 2nd Ed. Herpeton-Verlag, 400 pp.
  • Wallach, Van; Kenneth L. Williams , Jeff Boundy 2014. Snakes of the World: A Catalogue of Living and Extinct Species. [type catalogue] Taylor and Francis, CRC Press, 1237 pp.
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