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Coniophanes michoacanensis FLORES-VILLELA & SMITH, 2009

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Higher TaxaColubridae (Dipsadinae), Colubroidea, Caenophidia, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes) 
Common Names 
SynonymConiophanes michoacanensis FLORES-VILLELA & SMITH 2009
Coniophanes piceivittis — VARGAS-SANTAMARÍA & FLORES-VILLELA 2006
Coniophanes michoacanensis — WALLACH et al. 2014: 178
Coniophanes michoacanensis — HEIMES 2016: 217 
DistributionMexico (Michoacán, Guerrero)

Type locality: El Farito, 8 km NW Caleta de Campos, 17 m elevation, Municipio de Aquila, Michoacán, Mexico (18.1014° N, 102.8173° W  
TypesHolotype: MZFC 10398 (original field number OFV 424), an adult female obtained by O. Flores-Villela on 26 February 1992. 
  • Calzada-Arciniega, Rafael Alejandro and Ricardo Palacios-Aguilar. 2015. Coniophanes michoacanensis Flores-Villela and Smith, 2009. Mesoamerican Herpetology 2 (1): 126–127 - 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
  • Heimes, P. 2016. Snakes of Mexico. Chimaira, Frankfurt, 572 pp
  • PALACIOS-AGUILAR, RICARDO & OSCAR FLORES-VILLELA 2018. An updated checklist of the herpetofauna from Guerrero, Mexico. Zootaxa 4422 (1): 1-24 - get paper here
  • Wallach, Van; Kenneth L. Williams , Jeff Boundy 2014. Snakes of the World: A Catalogue of Living and Extinct Species. Taylor and Francis, CRC Press, 1237 pp.
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