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Rhadinaea quinquelineata COPE, 1886

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Higher TaxaColubridae (Dipsadinae), Colubroidea, Caenophidia, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes)
Common NamesE: Pueblan Graceful Brown Snake
S: Hojarasquera de Puebla 
SynonymRhadinaea quinquelineata COPE 1886: 277
Rhadinaea quinquelineata — SMITH & TAYLOR 1945: 119
Rhadinaea quinquelineata — LINER 1994
Rhadinaea quinquelineata — LINER 2007
Rhadinaea quinquelineata — WALLACH et al. 2014: 641 
DistributionMexico (Hidalgo, Puebla, Veracruz)

Type locality: Hidalgo  
TypesHolotype: USNM 31350 
CommentGroup: Rhadinaea decorata group 
Etymology“The specific epithet is formed from the noun quinque (five) plus the adjective lineatus (marked with lines), in obvious reference to the number of longitudinal dark markings on the body” (MYERS, 1974).  
  • Cope, E.D. 1886. Thirteenth contribution to the herpetology of tropical America. Proc. Amer. Philos. Soc. 23: 271-287 [1885] - 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
  • 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
  • Torres-Hernández, LA, Ramírez-Bautista A, Cruz-Elizalde R, Hernández-Salinas U, Berriozabal-Islas C, DeSantis DL, Johnson JD, Rocha A, García-Padilla E, Mata-Silva V, Fucsko LA, and Wilson LD. 2021. The herpetofauna of Veracruz, Mexico: composition, distribution, and conservation status. Amphibian & Reptile Conservation 15(2) [General Section]: 72–155 - 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.
  • Woolrich-Piña, G. A., E. García-Padilla, D. L. DeSantis, J. D. Johnson, V. Mata-Silva, and L. D. Wilson 2017. The herpetofauna of Puebla, Mexico: composition, distribution, and conservation status. Mesoamerican Herpetology 4(4): 791–884 - get paper here
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