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Micrurus stewarti BARBOUR & AMARAL, 1928

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Higher TaxaElapidae, Colubroidea, Caenophidia, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes)
Common NamesE: Panamenian Coral Snake 
SynonymMicrurus stewarti stewarti BARBOUR & AMARAL 1928: 100
Micrurus stewarti BARBOUR & AMARAL 1928
Micrurus schmidti DUNN 1940: 119
Micrurus stewarti — ROZE 1967: 47
Micrurus stewarti — WELCH 1994: 89
Micrurus stewarti — ROZE 1996: 220
Micrurus stewarti — WALLACH et al. 2014: 454 
DistributionPanama (around Canal Zone)

Type locality: Sierra de Bruja, Panama.

schmidti: Panama; Type locality: El VAlle de Anton, 2000 m elevation, some 50 miles west of Canal Zone.  
TypesHolotype: MCZ R-24924
Holotype: ANSP 21645, male; paratype: ANSP (female) [schmidti] 
CommentSynonymy after PETERS & OREJAS-MIRANDA 1970 and ROZE 1996.

EtymologyNamed after Thomas H. Stewart, collector of the holotype.  
  • Barbour, Thomas & Amaral,A. 1928. A new elapid from Western Panama. Bull. Antivenin Inst. America 1: 100
  • 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. & Lamar, W.W. 1989. The Venomous Reptiles of Latin America. Comstock Publishing/Cornell University Press, Ithaca
  • Dunn,E.R. 1940. New and noteworthy herpetological material from Panamá. Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philadelphia. 92: 105-122. - get paper here
  • Evans, H. E. 1947. Notes on Panamanian reptiles and amphibians. Copeia 1947 (3): 166-170. - get paper here
  • 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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