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Leptodeira splendida GÜNTHER, 1895

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Higher TaxaColubridae (Dipsadinae), Colubroidea, Caenophidia, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes) 
SubspeciesLeptodeira splendida bressoni TAYLOR 1938
Leptodeira splendida ephippiata SMITH & TANNER 1944
Leptodeira splendida splendida (GÜNTHER 1895) 
Common NamesSplendid Cat-eyed Snake 
SynonymLeptodira [sic] splendida GÜNTHER 1895: 171
Leptodeira splendida — LINER 1994
Leptodeira splendida — WALLACH et al. 2014

Leptodeira splendida bressoni TAYLOR 1938
Leptodeira bressoni TAYLOR 1938
Leptodeira bressoni — SMITH & TANNER 1944
Leptodeira splendida bressoni — CAMARILLO-RANGEL 1983
Leptodeira splendida bressoni — PETERSON 1995
Leptodeira splendida bressoni — DAZA et al. 2009

Leptodeira splendida ephippiata SMITH & TANNER 1944
Leptodeira ephippiata SMITH & TANNER 1944
Leptodeira ephippiata — ZWEIFEL & NORRIS 1955
Leptodeira splendida ephippiata — WEBB 1984
Leptodeira splendida ephippiata — TANNER 1985: 635 
DistributionMexico (Colima, Michoacán, Sonora, Sinaloa, Guerrero, Morelos, Jalisco)

bressoni: Mexico (Colima, Michoacán, México); Type locality: Hacienda El Sabino, 20 miles S of Uruapan, Michoacán, México.

ephippiata: Mexico (Sonora, Sinaloa, Chihuahua); Type locality: Agua Marin, 13.3 km / 8.3 miles west northwest of Alamos, Sonora.

splendida: Mexico (Guerrero, Morelos). Type locality: Izucar de Matamoras, Puebla, Mexico. Map legend:
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Reproductionoviparous 
TypesSyntypes: BMNH 1946.1.9.94-95.
Holotype: UMMZ, formerly Taylor-Smith collection 5172 [bressoni]
Holotype: MVZ 28931 [ephippiata] 
Comment 
References
  • Camarillo Rangel, J.L. 1983. New herpetological records from the state of Mexico. Bull. Maryland Herp. Soc. 19(2):39-46
  • Castro-Franco, Rubén, María Guasalupe Bustos-Zagal 1994. List of reptiles of Morelos, Mexico, and their distribution in relation to vegetation types. Southwestern Naturalist 39 (2): 171-175 - get paper here
  • 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
  • Davis, William B.; Smith, Hobart M. 1953. Snakes of the Mexican state of Morelos. Herpetologica 8: 133-149 - get paper here
  • Daza, Juan M.; Eric N. Smith, Vivian P. Páez, Christopher L. Parkinson 2009. Complex evolution in the Neotropics: The origin and diversification of the widespread genus Leptodeira (Serpentes: Colubridae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 53 (3): 653-667 - get paper here
  • Duellman,W.E. 1958. A monographic study of the colubrid snake genus Leptodeira. Bull. Amer. Mus. Nat. Hist. 114 (1): 1-152
  • Enderson, Erik F.; Thomas R. Van Devender, Robert L. Bezy 2014. Amphibians and reptiles of Yécora, Sonora and the Madrean Tropical Zone of the Sierra Madre Occidental in northwestern Mexico. Check List 10 (4): 913-926 - get paper here
  • Günther, A. C. L. G. 1885. Reptilia and Batrachia. Biologia Centrali-Américana. Taylor, & Francis, London, 326 pp. [published in parts from 1885-1902; reprint by the SSAR 1987] - get paper here
  • Heimes, P. 2016. Snakes of Mexico. Chimaira, Frankfurt, 572 pp
  • Peterson, H. William;Smith, Hobart M.;Chizsar, David 1995. Some noteworthy amphibians and reptiles from the region of Chapala, Jalisco, Mexico. Bull. Chicago Herp. Soc. 30 (5): 90-91 - get paper here
  • Rodríguez-Robles, Javier A., Good, David A., Wake, David B. 2003. Brief History of Herpetology in the Museum of Vertebrate Zoology, University of California, Berkeley, with a List of Type Specimens of Recent Amphibians and Reptiles. UC Publications in Zoology, 119 pp.
  • Smith, Hobart M.;Tanner, Wilmer W. 1944. Description of a new snake from Mexico. Copeia 1944 (3): 131-136 - get paper here
  • Taylor, E. H. 1938. Notes on the Mexican snakes of the genus Leptodeira, with a proposal of a new snake genus, Pseudoleptodeira. Univ. Kansas Sci. Bull. 25 (15): 315-355 - get paper here
  • Valdez-Lares, Rosaura and Raul Muñiz-Martinez. 2011. Geographic Distribution:Leptodeira splendida (splendid cat-eyed snake). Herpetological Review 42 (3): 394 - 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.
  • Webb, R.G. 1984. Herpetogeography in the Mazatlán-Durango Region of the Sierra Madre Occidental, Mexico. Vetrebrate Ecology and Systematics - A ribute to Henry S. Fitch; Museum of Natural History, University of Kansas, Lawrence, pp. 217-241
  • Zweifel,R.G. and Norris,K.S. 1955. Contributions to the herpetology of Sonora, Mexico:Descriptions of new subspecies of snakes (Micruroides euryxanthus and Lampropeltis getulus) and miscellaneous collecting notes. American Midland Naturalist 54: 230-249 - get paper here
 
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