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Parrot Snake - Photo (c) Brian Gratwicke, some rights reserved (CC BY)
briangratwicke's ID: Parrot Snake (Leptophis ahaetulla)
Posted by briangratwicke over 5 years ago (Flag)
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Cope's Parrot Snake - Photo (c) víctoracosta, all rights reserved, uploaded by Víctor Acosta Chaves
canopalma's ID: Cope's Parrot Snake (Leptophis depressirostris)
Posted by canopalma over 2 years ago (Flag)
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Hi Brian
Gunter Köhler's identification key says that one of the main criteria to distinguish L. depressirostris and L. ahaetulla is the presence or absence of a loreal scale. In this snake, the scale is present, which would mean that it is a L. depressirostris.

Very nice shot, by the way.

Elias

Posted by canopalma over 2 years ago (Flag)
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Parrot Snake - Photo (c) Brian Gratwicke, some rights reserved (CC BY)
briangratwicke's ID: Parrot Snake (Leptophis ahaetulla)
Leptophis - Photo (c) barloventomagico, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
Community ID: Genus Leptophis, a member of Colubrids (Family Colubridae)
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Cope's Parrot Snake - Photo (c) víctoracosta, all rights reserved, uploaded by Víctor Acosta Chaves
canopalma's ID: Cope's Parrot Snake (Leptophis depressirostris)
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