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Salvadora intermedia HARTWEG, 1940

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Higher TaxaColubridae, Colubrinae, Colubroidea, Caenophidia, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes) 
Common NamesOaxacan Patchnose Snake 
SynonymSalvadora intermedia HARTWEG 1940
Salvadora intermedia richardi SMITH 1941
Salvadora intermedia — SMITH & TAYLOR 1945
Salvadora intermedia — LINER 1994
Salvadora intermedia — LINER 2007
Salvadora intermedia — WALLACH et al. 2014: 660 
DistributionMexico (Oaxaca)

Type locality: Chilpancingo, Guerrero.

richardi: Mexico (Puebla); Type locality: Mexico: 1 mi N of Tehuacan, Puebla; 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: UMMZ 85733
Holotype: UIMNH 25071 (23470), E. H. Taylor and R. C.
Taylor; August 8, 1940 [richardi] 
  • Casas-Andreu, G., F.R. Méndez-De la Cruz and X. Aguilar-Miguel. 2004. Anfibios y Reptiles; pp. 375–390, in A.J.M. García-Mendoza, J. Ordoñez and M. Briones-Salas (ed.). Biodiversidad de Oaxaca. Instituto de Biología, UNAM-Fondo Oaxaqueño para la Conservación de la Naturaleza-World Wildlife Fund, México, D. F.
  • Davis,W.B. & Dixon,J.R. 1957. Notes on Mexican Snakes (Ophidia). Southwestern Naturalist 2: 19-27 - get paper here
  • Gehlbach, Frederick R.;Collette, Bruce B. 1957. A contribution to the herpetofauna of the highlands of Oaxaca, Mexico. Herpetologica 13: 227-232 - get paper here
  • Hartweg, N. 1940. Description of Salvadora intermedia, new species, with remarks on the grahamiae group. Copeia 1940 (4): 256-259 - 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
  • Santos-Bibiano, Rufino, Ricardo Palacios-Aguilar, Esmeralda Castro-Santos and Elizabeth Beltrán-Sánchez. 2016. Nature Notes. Salvadora intermedia (Oaxacan Patch-nosed Snake). Diet. Mesoamerican Herpetology 3 (1): 159–160 - get paper here
  • Smith, Hobart M. & Taylor, Edward H. 1945. An annotated checklist and key to the snakes of Mexico. Bull. US Natl. Mus. (187): iv + 1-239 - get paper here
  • Smith,H.M. 1941. Further notes on Mexican snakes of the genus Salvadora. Smithsonian Misc. Coll. 99 (20): 1-12 - get paper here
  • Wallach, Van; Kenneth L. Williams , Jeff Boundy 2014. Snakes of the World: A Catalogue of Living and Extinct Species. Taylor and Francis, CRC Press, 1237 pp.
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