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Dipsas maxillaris (WERNER, 1910)

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Higher TaxaColubridae (Dipsadinae), Colubroidea, Caenophidia, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes)
Common NamesE: Werner's Thirst Snake
S: Madre de Hormigas 
SynonymLeptognathus maxillaris WERNER 1910: 279
Dipsas maxillaris — SMITH & TAYLOR 1945: 51
Dipsas maxillaris — LAURENT 1949: 15
Dipsas maxillaris — PETERS 1960: 48
Dipsas maxillaris — LINER 1994
Dipsas maxillaris — LINER 2007
Dipsas maxillaris — WALLACH et al. 2014: 233 
DistributionSE Mexico (Tabasco)

Type locality: Tabasco, México.  
TypesHolotype: IRSNB 3042, female, Institut Royal de Science Naturelle de Belgique 
DiagnosisDescription: Peters 1960: 48 
CommentSynonymy: listed as synonym of D. brevifacies by Heimes 2016: 228.

Habitat: fully arboreal (Harrington et al. 2018). 
  • Harrington, Sean M; Jordyn M de Haan, Lindsey Shapiro, Sara Ruane 2018. Habits and characteristics of arboreal snakes worldwide: arboreality constrains body size but does not affect lineage diversification. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 125 (1): 61–71 - get paper here
  • Laurent, R. 1949. Note sur quelques reptiles appartenant à la collection de l'Institut Royal des Sciences Naturelles de Belgique. III. Formes americaines. Bull. Inst. roy. Sci. nat. Belgique, Bruxelles, 25 (9): 1-20 [4]
  • 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
  • Peters , J. A. 1960. The snakes of the subfamily Dipsadinae. Misc. Publ. Mus. Zool., Univ. Michigan (114): 224 pp. - 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.
  • Werner, F. 1910. Neue oder seltenere Reptilien des Musée Royal d'Histoire Naturelle de Belgique in Brüssel. [Mabuia dolloi, Mabuia polylepis]. Zool. Jb. Abt. Syst. Okol. Geogr. 28 [1909]: 263-288. - get paper here
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