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Ficimia variegata (GÜNTHER, 1858)

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Higher TaxaColubridae, Colubrinae, Colubroidea, Caenophidia, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesTehuantepec Hooknose Snake 
SynonymAmblymetopon variegata GÜNTHER 1858
Ficimia variegata — GARMAN 1884: 84
Ficimia variegata — LINER 1994
Ficimia variegata — LINER 2007
Ficimia variegata — WALLACH et al. 2014: 297 
DistributionMexico (Campeche, Chiapas, Colima, Oaxaca, Veracruz)

Type locality: "Mexico." Restricted to Guichicovi, Oaxaca, Méxcio, by H.M. Smith and Taylor, 1950a: 338. Map legend:
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Reproductionoviparous 
TypesSyntypes: BMNH 1946.1.5.49, a 177 mm female (M. Sallé), and BMNH 1946.1.6.78, a 385-394 mm female, (H. Cuming). 
Comment 
References
  • 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.
  • Garman,Samuel 1884. The reptiles and batrachians of North America. Mem. Mus. comp. Zool, Cambridge (Massachusetts), 8 (3): xxxiv + 185 pp. [1883] [CNAH reprint 10] - get paper here
  • Günther, A. 1858. Catalogue of Colubrine snakes of the British Museum. London, I - XVI, 1 - 281
  • Hardy, Laurence M. 1981. Ficimia variegata. Catalogue of American Amphibians and Reptiles (269): 1-2 - 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
  • 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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