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Geophis pyburni CAMPBELL & MURPHY, 1977

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Higher TaxaColubridae (Dipsadinae), Colubroidea, Caenophidia, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes) 
Common NamesPyburn's Earth Snake 
SynonymGeophis pyburni CAMPBELL & MURPHY 1977
Geophis pyburni — LINER 1994
Geophis pyburni — WILSON & TOWNSEND 2007: 16
Geophis pyburni — WALLACH et al. 2014: 304 
DistributionMexico (Michoacán: Sierra de Coalcomán)

Type locality: Rancho La Pastilla, ca. 2.5 km west of Dos Aguas, Sierra de Coalcomán, Michoacán, Mexico, 2164 m elevation.  
TypesHolotype: UTA R-4404, University of Texas at Arlington Collection of Vertebrates, female, collected 8 July 1974 by J. A. Campbell. 
  • Beolens, Bo; Michael Watkins, and Michael Grayson 2011. The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA - get paper here
  • Campbell, Jonathan A. & Murphy, James B. 1977. A new species of Geophis (Reptilia, Serpentes, Colubridae) from the Sierra de Coalcomán, Michoacán, Mexico. Journal of Herpetology 11 (4): 397-403 - get paper here
  • Heimes, P. 2016. Snakes of Mexico. Chimaira, Frankfurt, 572 pp
  • Valencia, J. H., K. Garzón-Tello & M. E. Barragán-Paladines 2016. Serpientes venenosas del Ecuador: sistemática, taxonomía, historia natural, conservación, envenenamiento y aspectos antropológicos. Quito, Ecuador, Fundación Herpetológica Gustavo Orcés, Universidad de Texas, Fondo Ambiental Nacional, 652 pp. [review in HR 49 (1): 152, 2018]
  • 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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