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Rhadinaea myersi ROSSMAN, 1965

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Higher TaxaColubridae (Dipsadinae), Colubroidea, Caenophidia, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes)
Common NamesE: Myers' Graceful Brown Snake
S: Hojarasquera de Myers 
SynonymRhadinaea myersi ROSSMAN 1965
Rhadinaea myersi — MYERS 1974: 91
Rhadinaea myersi — LINER 1994
Rhadinaea myersi — LINER 2007
Rhadinaea myersi — WALLACH et al. 2014: 641 
DistributionMexico (Guerrero, Oaxaca)

Type locality: vicinity of Pluma Hidalgo and La Soledad in the Pacific slopes of the Sierra Madre del Sur in southern Oaxaca,
TypesHolotype: LSUM 7566, adult male 
DiagnosisDiagnosis: MYERS 1974: 91 
CommentGroup: Rhadinaea decorata group 
EtymologyNamed after Dr. Charles William Myers (b. 1936), American zoologist who graduated from the University of Florida (ca. 1960). 
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  • García-Vázquez UO, Pavón-Vázquez CJ, Blancas-Hernández JC, Blancas-Calva E, Centenero-Alcalá E 2018. A new rare species of the Rhadinaea decorata group from the Sierra Madre del Sur of Guerrero, Mexico (Squamata, Colubridae). ZooKeys 780: 137-154 - get paper here
  • García-Vázquez, U.O.; Durán-Fuentes, I.; Nieto-Montes de Oca, A. & Smith, H.M. 2009. RHADINAEA MYERSI (SQUAMATA: COLUBRIDAE) IN GUERRERO AND OAXACA, MEXICO. Southwestern Naturalist 54(3):345–346 - get paper here
  • Heimes, P. 2016. Snakes of Mexico. Chimaira, Frankfurt, 572 pp
  • 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
  • Mata-Silva, Vicente, Jerry D. Johnson, Larry David Wilson and Elí García-Padilla. 2015. The herpetofauna of Oaxaca, Mexico: composition, physiographic distribution, and conservation status. Mesoamerican Herpetology 2 (1): 6–62 - get paper here
  • Palacios-Aguilar, Ricardo & OSCAR FLORES-VILLELA 2018. An updated checklist of the herpetofauna from Guerrero, Mexico. Zootaxa 4422 (1): 1-24 - get paper here
  • Rossman, Douglas A. 1965. Two new colubrid snakes of the genus Rhadinaea from southern Mexico. Occasional papers of the Museum of Zoology, Louisiana State University (32): 1-8 - 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.
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