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Urotheca myersi SAVAGE & LAHANAS, 1989

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Higher TaxaColubridae (Dipsadinae), Colubroidea, Caenophidia, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes)
Common Names 
SynonymUrotheca myersi SAVAGE & LAHANAS 1989
Urotheca myersi — SAVAGE 2002
Urotheca myersi — WALLACH et al. 2014: 784 
DistributionCosta Rica

Type locality: "the Cordillera de Talamanca, near Finca de Jardin (2255 m), approx. 9.6 km south by road of Villa  
TypesHolotype: LACM 137604, a 305 mm male (J. Hernandez Camacho, 11 June 1961). 
  • Barrio-Amorós, Cesar L. 2020. Distribution of the Costa Rican Glasstail, Urotheca myersi Savage and Lahanas 1979. IRCF Reptiles & Amphibians 27 (3): 428-429 - get paper here
  • Beolens, Bo; Michael Watkins, and Michael Grayson 2011. The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA - get paper here
  • Lips, Karen R. 1993. Urotheca myersi (NCN). Costa Rica: Puntarenas Province. Herpetological Review 24 (3): 111 - get paper here
  • Savage J M; Lahanas P N 1989. A new species of colubrid snake (genus Urotheca) from the Cordillera de Talamanca of Costa Rica. Copeia 1989 (4): 892-896 - get paper here
  • 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]
  • Solorzano, A. 2004. Serpientes de Costa Rica - Snakes of Costa Rica. Editorial INBio, Costa Rica, 792 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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