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Cryophis hallbergi BOGERT & DUELLMAN, 1963

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Higher TaxaColubridae (Dipsadinae), Colubroidea, Caenophidia, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes)
Common NamesE: Hallberg's Cloud Forest Snake
S: Culebra de Bosque Mesófilo de Hailberg 
SynonymCryophis hallbergi BOGERT & DUELLMAN 1963
Cryophis hallbergi — LINER 1994
Cryophis hallbergi — LINER 2007
Cryophis hallbergi — WALLACH et al. 2014: 200 
DistributionMexico (Oaxaca)

Type locality: 6 km south of Campamento Vista Hermosa, 1865 m, ..., Ixtlán, Oaxaca.  
TypesHolotype: KU Kansas University MNH 70901 
CommentType species: Cryophis hallbergi BOGERT & DUELLMAN 1963 is the type species of the genus Cryophis BOGERT & DUELLMAN 1963. 
EtymologyNamed after Professor Dr. Thomas Boone Hallberg (b. 1923), an American botanist who has lived for over 50 years in Mexico. 
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  • Mata-Silva, Vicente, Jerry D. Johnson, Larry David Wilson and Elí García-Padilla. 2015. The herpetofauna of Oaxaca, Mexico: composition, physiographic distribution, and conservation status. Mesoamerican Herpetology 2 (1): 6–62 - get paper here
  • Mulcahy, D.G. 2007. Molecular systematics of neotropical cat-eyed snakes: a test of the monophyly of Leptodeirini (Colubridae: Dipsadinae) with implications for character evolution and biogeography. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 92: 483–500 - get paper here
  • Mulcahy, Daniel G.; Thomas H. Beckstead, and Jack W. Sites 2011. Molecular Systematics of the Leptodeirini (Colubroidea: Dipsadidae) Revisited: Species-tree Analyses and Multi-locus Data. Copeia 2011 (3): 407-417. - get paper here
  • Simón-Salvador PR, Arreortúa M, Flores CA, Santiago-Dionicio H, González-Bernal E 2021. The role of Indigenous and Community Conservation Areas in herpetofauna conservation: a preliminary list for Santa Cruz Tepetotutla, Oaxaca Mexico. ZooKeys 1029: 185-208 - 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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