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Photo © Brian Gratwicke, some rights reserved
Mamoni Valley, Panama (Google, OSM)
9.3165509008, -79.0960693359
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May. 30, 2011 14:56:16 -0400
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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 3 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 10 months 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 10 months ago (Flag)
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Identification Summary

Parrot Snake - Photo (c) Brian Gratwicke, some rights reserved (CC BY)
briangratwicke's ID: Parrot Snake (Leptophis ahaetulla)
Raneras - Photo (c) barloventomagico, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
Community ID: Raneras (Genus Leptophis)
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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)
briangratwicke would like some help identifying this

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Community-supported ID? Yes
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Date? Yes
Georeferenced? Yes
Photos or sounds? Yes
Is the organism wild/naturalized? Unknown
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