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(Cape) Threadsnake - Rena boettgeri

(Werner 1899)
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This species was elevated from Leptotyphlops (Rena) humils boettgeri, but I have not found an official common name for it, so I had to make one up. If I discover one, I'll make a change.

Distribution of R. h. boettgeri according to The Reptile Database:
Mexico (Baja California Sur and Cerralvo Island); Type locality: unknown (fide HAHN 1980).

Distribution of R. boettgeri according to The Reptile Database:
Mexico (Baja California)Type locality: given as “?” by WERNER 1899. Restricted to "La Paz, Baja California, Mexico" by Smith and Larsen, 1974.

 
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Adult, San Jose del Cabo, Baja California Sur © John T. Snow

References:


Grismer, L. Lee. Amphibians and Reptiles of Baja California, Including Its Pacific Islands and the Islands in the Sea of Cortés. The University of California Press, 2002.

McPeak, Ron H. Amphibians and Reptiles of Baja California. Sea Challengers, 2000.

San Diego Natural History Museum

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