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Rhadinella kanalchutchan (MENDELSON & KIZIRIAN, 1995)

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Higher TaxaColubridae (Dipsadinae), Colubroidea, Caenophidia, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes)
Common NamesE: Kanalchutchan Graceful Brown Snake
S: Hojarasquera de Kanalchutchan 
SynonymRhadinaea kanalchutchan MENDELSON & KIZIRIAN 1995
Rhadinaea kanalchutchan — FLORES-VILLELA & CANSECO-MÁRQUEZ 2004
Rhadinella kanalchutchan — MYERS 2011
Rhadinella kanalchutchan — WALLACH et al. 2014: 643 
DistributionMexico (Chiapas)

Type locality: 8 km (5 mi.) S San Cristóbal de Las Casas, Chiapas, México.  
TypesHolotype: UTEP 12233. 
CommentEsta especie reemplaza a lo que se conocía como R. hempsteadae de Chiapas, México [FLORES-VILLELA & CANSECO-MÁRQUEZ 2004]. 
  • Flores-Villela, O. & Canseco-Márquez, L. 2004. Nuevas especies y cambios taxonómicos para la herpetofauna de México. Acta Zoologica Mexicana (n.s.) 20 (2): 115-144 - get paper here
  • Heimes, P. 2016. Snakes of Mexico. Chimaira, Frankfurt, 572 pp
  • Johnson, Jerry D.; Vicente Mata-Silva, Elí García Padilla, and Larry David Wilson 2015. The Herpetofauna of Chiapas, Mexico: composition, distribution, and conservation. Mesoamerican Herpetology 2 (3): 272–329. - get paper here
  • Köhler, G. 2008. Reptiles of Central America. 2nd Ed. Herpeton-Verlag, 400 pp.
  • Mendelson, J.R. & D.A. Kizirian 1995. Geographic variation in Rhadinaea hempsteadae (Serpentes: Colubridae) with the description of a new species from Chiapas, Mexico. Herpetologica 51 (3): 301-313. - get paper here
  • Myers, Charles W. 2011. A New Genus and New Tribe for Enicognathus melanauchen Jan, 1863, a Neglected South American Snake (Colubridae: Xenodontinae), with Taxonomic Notes on Some Dipsadinae. American Museum Novitates (3715): 1-33 - 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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