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Enulius oligostichus SMITH, ARNDT & SHERBROOK, 1967

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Higher TaxaColubridae (Dipsadinae), Colubroidea, Caenophidia, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes)
Common NamesE: Mexican Longtail Snake
S: Coluda Mexicana 
SynonymEnulius oligostichus SMITH, ARNDT & SHERBROOK 1967
Enulius oligostichus — LINER 1994
Enulius oligostichus — LINER 2007
Enulius oligostichus — WALLACH et al. 2014: 274 
DistributionMexico (Nayarit, Jalisco, Sinaloa)

Type locality: Mexico: Rt. 54, between San Blas and Rt. 15, Nayarit.  
TypesHolotype: INHS (= UIMNH) 62740; W. Sherbrooke and R. Arndt; July 8, 1963. 
CommentDistribution: Not in Sinaloa (Lemos-Espinal & Smith 2020). 
  • Cruz-Sáenz, D., F. J. Muñoz-Nolasco, V. Mata-Silva, J. D. Johnson, E. García-Padilla, and L. D. Wilson. 2017. The herpetofauna of Jalisco, Mexico: composition, distribution, and conservation status. Mesoamerican Herpetology 4(1): 23–118 - get paper here
  • Heimes, P. 2016. Snakes of Mexico. Chimaira, Frankfurt, 572 pp
  • LARA RESENDIZ, RAFAEL ALEJANDRO & JOSÉ DAVID JACOBO GONZÁLEZ. 2022. Nuevos registros de la serpiente Enulius oligostichus en Sinaloa y comentarios sobre su distribución. Revista Latinoamericana de Herpetología 5(1): 101–104. - get paper here
  • Liner, Ernest A. 2007. A CHECKLIST OF THE AMPHIBIANS AND REPTILES OF MEXICO. Louisiana State University Occasional Papers of the Museum of Natural Science 80: 1-60 - get paper here
  • Mccranie, J. R. & G. KÖHLER 1999. Two new species of colubrid snakes of the genus Enulius from Islas de la Bahia, Honduras. Carib. J. Sci. 35 (1-2): 14-22
  • McDiarmid, Roy W. 1971. The colubrid snake Enulius oligostichus in western México. Copeia 1971 (2): 350-351 - get paper here
  • Reynoso, Victor Hugo, Adriana J. González Hernández and J. Alberto Cruz Silva. 2014. Geographic Distribution: Enulius oligostichus (Mexican long-tailed snake). Herpetological Review 45 (2): 285 - get paper here
  • Smith, H.M.; Arndt, R.G. & Sherbrook, W.C. 1967. A new snake of the genus Enulius from Mexico. Nat. Hist. Misc. Chicago Acad. Sci., 186: 1-4
  • 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.
  • Woolrich-Piña, Guillermo A, Paulino Ponce-Campos, Jesús Loc-Barragán, Juan Pablo Ramírez-Silva, Vicente Mata-Silva, Jerry D. Johnson, Elí García-Padilla and Larry David Wilson. 2016. The herpetofauna of Nayarit, Mexico: composition, distribution, and conservation status. Mesoamerican Herpetology 3 (2): 376-448 - get paper here
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