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Leptophis ahaetulla, the Lora or Parrot Snake is a medium-sized slender snake of the colubrid family. It is found in northern South America and Trinidad and Tobago. It feeds on lizards, frogs and small birds.

DistributionEdit

  • Central America: S Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras, Belize, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama.
  • South America: Colombia, Venezuela, Trinidad, Tobago, French Guiana, Brazil, Ecuador, Bolivia, Paraguay, Uruguay, Peru, Argentina.

SubspeciesEdit

Leptophis ahaetulla has currently 12 recognized subspecies, including the nominal one:

  • Leptophis ahaetulla ahaetulla (Linnaeus, 1758)
  • Leptophis ahaetulla bocourti (Boulenger, 1898)
  • Leptophis ahaetulla bolivianus (Oliver, 1942)
  • Leptophis ahaetulla chocoensis (Oliver, 1942)
  • Leptophis ahaetulla coeruleodorsus (Oliver, 1942)
  • Leptophis ahaetulla copei (Oliver, 1942)
  • Leptophis ahaetulla liocercus (Wied, 1824)
  • Leptophis ahaetulla marginatus (Cope, 1862)
  • Leptophis ahaetulla nigromarginatus Black-skinned Parrot Snake (Günther, 1866)
  • Leptophis ahaetulla occidentalis (Günther, 1859)
  • Leptophis ahaetulla ortonii (Cope, 1876)
  • Leptophis ahaetulla praestans (Cope, 1868)

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