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Oxybelis fulgidus (DAUDIN, 1803)

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Higher TaxaColubridae, Colubrinae, Colubroidea, Serpentes (snakes) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesE: Green Vine Snake
G: Glanzspitznatter 
SynonymColuber fulgidus DAUDIN 1803: 352
Dryiophis catesbyi SCHLEGEL 1837: 252
Oxybelis fulgidus — DUMÉRIL 1853: 487
Oxybelis fulgidus — DUMÉRIL & BIBRON 1854: 817
Oxybelis fulgida — BOETTGER 1894: 119
Oxybelis fulgidus — BOULENGER 1896: 191
Oxybelis fulgidus — PETERS & OREJAS-MIRANDA 1970: 228
Oxybelis fulgidus — GASC & RODRIGUES 1980
Oxybelis fulgidus — LINER 1994
Oxybelis fulgidus — GORZULA & SEÑARIS 1999
Oxybelis fulgidus — SAVAGE 2002 
DistributionMexico (Campeche etc.), Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras,
Belize, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama,
Colombia, Venezuela (Zulia [HR 31: 57]), Tobago, Ecuador, Brazil (Mato Grosso, Pará), Peru, Bolivia
Guyana, Surinam, French Guiana

Type locality: Surinam. Map legend:
TDWG region - Region according to the TDWG standard, not a precise distribution map.

NOTE: TDWG regions are generated automatically from the text in the distribution field and not in every cases it works well. We are working on it.
 
TypesHolotype: MNHN 
CommentColor plate in VILLA et al. 1988. Synonymy after PETERS & OREJAS-MIRANDA 1970.

Max. total length: 2 m 
References
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