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Adelphicos sargii (FISCHER, 1885)

IUCN Red List - Adelphicos sargii - Least Concern, LC

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Higher TaxaColubridae (Dipsadinae), Colubroidea, Caenophidia, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes)
Common NamesE: Sargi’s earth Snake
S: zacatera de Sargi 
SynonymRhegnops sargii FISCHER 1885: 92
Adelphicos sargii — COPE 1887: 85
Adelphicos quadrivirgatus sargii — SMITH 1942: 192
Adelphicos quadrivirgatus sargii — LIVEZEY 1953
Adelphicos quadrivirgatus sargii — PETERS & OREJAS-MIRANDA 1970: 15
Adelphicos sargii — SMITH et al. 2001
Adelphicos sargii — JOHNSON et al. 2015
Adelphicos sargii — HEIMES 2016: 204 
DistributionMexico (S Chiapas), N/C Guatemala

Type locality: Guatemala  
TypesLectotype: BMNH 1946.1.6.28, paralectotypes: SMNS 3643.b-c (Stuttgart) 
CommentSynonymy: listed as a synonym of A. quadrivirgatum by WALLACH et al. 2014. 
  • Cope, E.D. 1887. Catalogue of batrachians and reptiles of Central America and México. Bull. US Natl. Mus. 32: 7-98 - get paper here
  • Fischer, J. G. 1885. Ichthyologische und herpetologische Bemerkungen. V. Herpetologische Bemerkungen. Jahrb. Hamburg. Wiss. Anst. 2: 82-121 - get paper here
  • Heimes, P. 2016. Snakes of Mexico. Chimaira, Frankfurt, 572 pp
  • Johnson, Jerry D.; Vicente Mata-Silva, Elí García Padilla, and Larry David Wilson 2015. The Herpetofauna of Chiapas, Mexico: composition, distribution, and conservation. Mesoamerican Herpetology 2 (3): 272–329. - get paper here
  • Livezey, R. L.;Peckham, R. S. 1953. Some snakes from San Marcos, Guatemala. Herpetologica 8: 175-177 - get paper here
  • Peters, James A. & Donoso-Barros, Roberto 1970. Catalogue of the Neotropical Squamata: Part II. Lizards and Amphisbaenians. Bull. US Natl. Mus. 297: 293 pp. - get paper here
  • Smith, H.M. 1942. A review of the snake genus Adelphicos. Proc. Rochester Acad. Sci. 8: 175-195 - get paper here
  • Smith, Hobart M.; Chiszar, D. & Mancilla Moreno, M. 2001. Nomenclature of the Earth Snake (Adelphicos) of the A. quadrivirgatus complex. Bull. Maryland Herp. Soc. 37 (2): 39-41 - get paper here
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