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Ficimia ramirezi SMITH & LANGEBARTEL, 1949

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Higher TaxaColubridae, Colubrinae, Colubroidea, Caenophidia, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes) 
Common NamesE: Ramirez's Hooknose Snake
S: Nariz de Gancho de Ramirez 
SynonymFicimia ramirezi SMITH & LANGEBARTEL 1949
Ficimia ramirezi — LINER 1994
Ficimia ramirezi — LINER 2007
Ficimia ramirezi — WALLACH et al. 2014: 296 
DistributionSE Mexico

Type locality: Mexico: 1 league N Niltepec, Oaxaca  
TypesHolotype: INHS (= UIMNH) 3767; J. Ramirez; March 6, 1949. 
  • Casas-Andreu, G., F.R. Méndez-De la Cruz and X. Aguilar-Miguel. 2004. Anfibios y Reptiles; pp. 375–390, in A.J.M. García-Mendoza, J. Ordoñez and M. Briones-Salas (ed.). Biodiversidad de Oaxaca. Instituto de Biología, UNAM-Fondo Oaxaqueño para la Conservación de la Naturaleza-World Wildlife Fund, México, D. F.
  • Hardy L M 1979. Ficimia ramirezi Smith and Langebartel. Ramirez's hook-nosed snake. Catalogue of American Amphibians and Reptiles ( 228: 1 - get paper here
  • Hardy, L. M. 1975. A systematic revision of the colubrid snake genus Ficimia. Journal of Herpetology 9 (2): 133-168. - get paper here
  • Heimes, P. 2016. Snakes of Mexico. Chimaira, Frankfurt, 572 pp
  • 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
  • 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
  • Mendoza-Quijano F; Smith H M 1993. A new species of hooknose snake, Ficimia (Reptilia, Serpentes). Journal of Herpetology 27 (4): 406-410 - get paper here
  • Smith, H. M., & LANGEBARTEL, D. A. 1949. Notes on a collection of reptiles and amphibians from the Isthmus of Tehuantepec. J. Washington Acad. Sci. 39: 409-416.
  • 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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