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Tropidophis bucculentus  (Cope, 1868)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 683052

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Tropidophis melanurus bucculentus (Cope, 1868)
  Common Name(s): Navassa Dwarf Boa [English]
    Navassa Island Dwarf Boa [English]
    Navassa Trope [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria  – triploblasts  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassReptilia Laurenti, 1768 – répteis, reptiles, Reptiles  
                         OrderSquamata Oppel, 1811 – Amphisbaenians, Lizards, Snakes, amphisbènes, lézards, serpents  
                            SuborderSerpentes Linnaeus, 1758 – Snakes, cobra, serpente, serpents  
                               InfraorderAlethinophidia Nopcsa, 1923  
                                  FamilyTropidophiidae Brongersma, 1951 – Dwarf Boas  
                                     GenusTropidophis Bibron in Ramon de la Sagra, 1840 – Dwarf Boas  
                                        SpeciesTropidophis bucculentus (Cope, 1868) – Navassa Dwarf Boa, Navassa Island Dwarf Boa, Navassa Trope  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Reptile Database, website (version 09/01/2013)  
  Acquired: 2013   
  Notes: Uetz, P. & Jirí Hosek (eds.), The Reptile Database, (   
  Reference for: Tropidophis bucculentus, Navassa Dwarf Boa [English]   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Hedges, S. Blair  
  Publication Date: 2002   
  Article/Chapter Title: Morphological variation and the definition of species in the snake genus Tropidophis (Serpentes, Tropidophiidae)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Bulletin of the Natural History Museum, London. Zoology Series, vol. 68, no. 2   
  Page(s): 83-90   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0968-0470   
  Notes: Available online at   
  Reference for: Tropidophis bucculentus   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: Caribbean  
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Caribbean Territories, Native & Extinct  



  Comment: Considered to be extinct, as it has not been seen in over 100 years (Hedges 2002:88)  



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