Specimens were trapped in fallow irrigated fields in the vicinity of Monclova.
The capital of the state is Saltillo; Monclova was the capital from 1833 to 1835.
Possibly news of the restoration of the constitution had reached Monclova but not Santa Rosa.
By many Parras, a place of about the same size as Monclova, was called an Eden.
Attention was drawn to it in 1862, when it caused the abandonment of cotton cultivation about Monclova in Mexico.
Temporarily a more northern outpost had been established in 1590 at Nuevo Almadn (now Monclova), but it was soon abandoned.
Even the people of Monclova and Parras, despite their promises to be neutral, took up arms.
A colony was now established at thrice abandoned Almadn and later became Monclova.