Leptophis santamartensis ( Serpentes , Colubridae ) , a Junior Synonym of Leptophis ahaetulla occidentalis

@inproceedings{Nelson2012LeptophisS,
  title={Leptophis santamartensis ( Serpentes , Colubridae ) , a Junior Synonym of Leptophis ahaetulla occidentalis},
  author={Nelson and R. and D. Albuquerque and Paulo Passos and Steve and W... and GOTTE},
  year={2012}
}
  • Nelson, R., +4 authors GOTTE
  • Published 2012
—Leptophis santamartensis, known only from Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, Colombia, is one of the more poorly known species of the genus Leptophis. The characters used for its diagnosis largely overlap with those of other Leptophis, mainly with Leptophis ahaetulla occidentalis, the only other Leptophis known to occur in the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta. A detailed comparison of L. a. occidentalis with the two known specimens of L. santamartensis leads to the conclusion that the latter should be… CONTINUE READING

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