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Geophis nigrocinctus DUELLMAN, 1959

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Higher TaxaColubridae (Dipsadinae), Colubroidea, Caenophidia, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes) 
Common NamesE: Black-banded Earth Snake 
SynonymGeophis nigrocinctus DUELLMAN 1959
Geophis nigrocinctus — LINER 1994
Geophis nigrocinctus — WILSON & TOWNSEND 2007: 15
Geophis nigrocinctus — WALLACH et al. 2014: 304 
DistributionMexico (Michoacán: Sierra de Coalcoman, Jalisco: Sierra de Manantlán), above 1900 m elevation

Type locality: Dos Aguas, Michoacán, México, 2100 m elevation.  
TypesHolotype: UMMZ 118841 
  • Downs, F. L. 1967. lntrageneric relations among colubrid snakes of the genus Geophis Wagler. Misc. Publ. Mus. Zool. Univ. Michigan 131: 1-193. - get paper here
  • Duellman, William E. 1959. Two new snakes, genus Geophis, from Michoacán, Mexico. Occasional Papers of the Museum of Zoology, University of Michigan (605): 1-9
  • Flores-Villela,O. et al. 1995. Geophis nigrocinctus. Herpetological Review 26 (2): 109 - get paper here
  • Heimes, P. 2016. Snakes of Mexico. Chimaira, Frankfurt, 572 pp
  • 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.
  • WILSON, L.D. & J.H. TOWNSEND 2007. A checklist and key to the snakes of the genus Geophis (Squamata: Colubridae: Dipsadinae), with commentary on distribution and conservation. Zootaxa 1395: 1-31 - get paper here
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