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Coniophanes dromiciformis (PETERS, 1863)

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Higher TaxaColubridae (Dipsadinae), Colubroidea, Caenophidia, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes)
Common NamesE: Peters' Running Snake 
SynonymTachymenis dromiciformis PETERS 1863: 273
Coniophanes dromiciformis — COPE 1868: 104
Coniophanes dromiciformis — BAILEY 1939: 32
Coniophanes dromiciformis — MYERS 1969
Coniophanes dromiciformis — CADLE 1989
Coniophanes dromiciformis — BAUER et al. 1995: 75
Coniophanes dromiciformis — FLORES-VILLELA & SMITH 2009
Coniophanes dromiciformis — WALLACH et al. 2014: 176 
DistributionS Ecuador, N Peru

Type locality: “Umgegend von Guayaquil” [Ecuador]  
TypesSyntypes: ZMB 3729 (2 specimens), 4550 (3 specimens) 
  • Bailey, J. R. 1939. A systematic study of the snakes of the genus Coniophanes. Pap. Michigan Acad. Sci. Arts Lett. 24 [1938]: 1-48. - get paper here
  • Bauer, A.M.; Günther,R. & Klipfel,M. 1995. The herpetological contributions of Wilhelm C.H. Peters (1815-1883). SSAR Facsimile Reprints in Herpetology, 714 pp.
  • Cadle J E 1989. A new species of Coniophanes (Serpentes: Colubridae) from northwestern Peru. Herpetologica 45 (4): 411-424 - get paper here
  • Cope, E.D. 1868. An examination of the Reptilia and Batrachia obtained by the Orton Expedition to Equador and the Upper Amazon, with notes on other species. Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philadelphia 20: 96-140 - get paper here
  • Flores-Villela, Oscar and Eric N. Smith 2009. A NEW SPECIES OF CONIOPHANES (SQUAMATA: COLUBRIDAE), FROM THE COAST OF MICHOACÁN, MEXICO. Herpetologica 65 (4): 404-412 - get paper here
  • Myers, C. W. 1969. Snakes of the genus Coniophanes in Pantamá. American Museum Novitates 2372: 1- 28 - get paper here
  • Peters, W. 1863. Über einige neue oder weniger bekannte Schlangenarten des zoologischen Museums zu Berlin. Monatsb. Königl. Akad. Wiss. Berlin 1863: 272-289.
  • Torres-Carvajal O, Pazmiño-Otamendi G, Salazar-Valenzuela D. 2019. Reptiles of Ecuador: a resource-rich portal, with a dynamic checklist and photographic guides. Amphibian & Reptile Conservation 13 (1): [General Section]: 209–229 (e178) - get paper here
  • Wallach, Van; Kenneth L. Williams , Jeff Boundy 2014. Snakes of the World: A Catalogue of Living and Extinct Species. [type catalogue] Taylor and Francis, CRC Press, 1237 pp.
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