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Rhadinaea gaigeae BAILEY, 1937

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Higher TaxaColubridae (Dipsadinae), Colubroidea, Caenophidia, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesGaige's Pine Forest Snake 
SynonymRhadinaea gaigeae BAILEY 1937
Rhadinaea crassa SMITH 1942:190
Rhadinaea crassa — TAYLOR 1949: 196
Rhadinaea crassa — MARTIN 1958
Rhadinaea gaigeae — LINER 1994
Rhadinaea gaigeae — LINER 2007
Rhadinaea gaigeae — WALLACH et al. 2014: 640 
DistributionMexico (San Luis Potosi, Tamaulipas, Quéretaro, Hidalgo)

crassa (invalid): Mexico (Hidalgo, SE San Luis Potosi, Durango); type locality: Durango, Hidalgo.

Type locality: Alvarez, San Luis Potosi  
Reproductionoviparous 
TypesHolotype: MCZ 
CommentGroup: Rhadinaea decorata group 
EtymologyNamed after Helen Beulah Thompson Gaige (1890-1976), American herpetologist at the University of Michigan. 
References
  • Bailey, Joseph R. 1937. A new species of Rhadinaea from San Luis Potosi. Copeia 1937 (2): 118-119 - get paper here
  • Beolens, Bo; Michael Watkins, and Michael Grayson 2011. The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA - get paper here
  • Dixon, James R. and Julio A. Lemos-Espinal 2010. Amphibians and reptiles of the state of Queretaro, Mexico. Tlalnepantla UNAM, 428 pp.
  • Heimes, P. 2016. Snakes of Mexico. Chimaira, Frankfurt, 572 pp
  • Lemos-Espinal, Julio A. and James R. Dixon 2013. Amphibians and Reptiles of San Luis Potosí. Eagle Mountain Publishing, xii + 300 pp.
  • Lemos-Espinal, Julio A., Geoffrey R. Smith 2015. Amphibians and reptiles of the state of Hidalgo, Mexico. Check List 11 (3): 1642 - get paper here
  • 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
  • Smith, Hobart M. 1943. Summary of the collections of snakes and crocodilians made in Mexico under the Walter Rathbone Bacon Traveling Scholarship. Proceeding of the U. S. National Museum, 93 (3169): 393-504 - get paper here
  • Taylor,E.H. 1949. A preliminary account of the herpetology of the state of San Luis Potosi, Mexico. Univ. Kansas Sci. Bull. 33 (2): 169-215 - get paper here
  • Terán-Juárez, Sergio A., Elí García Padilla, Vicente Mata-Silva, Jerry D. Johnson and Larry David Wilson. 2016. The herpetofauna of Tamaulipas, Mexico: composition, distribution, and conservation status. Mesoamerican Herpetology 3 (1): 43–113 - get paper here
  • Terán-Juárez, Sergio A.; Elí García-Padilla, Francisco E. Leyto-Delgado, and Leccinum J. García- Morales 2015. New records and distributional range extensions for amphibians and reptiles from Tamaulipas, Mexico. Mesoamerican Herpetology 2 (2): 208-214 - get paper here
  • 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.
  • Zepéda-Hernández, Z. K., J. A. Hernández-Melo and F. Torres-Angeles. 2017. Rhadinaea gaigeae Bailey, 1937. Mexico, Hidalgo. Mesoamerican Herpetology 4(2): 475 - get paper here
 
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