Check List 15(2): 269-273, doi: 10.15560/15.2.269
Distributional extension for a dry forest species, Mesoscincus managuae (Dunn, 1933) (Squamata, Scincidae), on the Subhumid Caribbean versant of Honduras
expand article infoMario Roberto Espinal , José Manuel Mora§
‡ Centro Zamorano de Biodiversidad , Tegucigalpa, Honduras§ Carrera de Gestión Ecoturística, Sede Central Universidad Técnica Nacional , Alajuela , Costa Rica
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Abstract
Mesoscincus managuae (Dunn, 1933) (Squamata, Scincidae) is a typical dry-forest species found along the Pacific versant of Central America from Guatemala to northwestern Costa Rica. Here, we report the occurrence of this species on the Caribbean versant of Honduras, specifically on the Sula Plain, Deparment of Cortés. This is a subhumid habitat similar to others in the Mesoamerican region which have comparable herpetofauna assemblages and where M. managuae has already been recorded. 
Keywords
Herpetofauna assemblages, Mesoamerican Hotspot, San Pedro Sula, subhumid habitats, Sula Plain