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Drymarchon caudomaculatus WÜSTER, YRAUSQUIN & MIJARES-URRUTIA, 2001

IUCN Red List - Drymarchon caudomaculatus - Least Concern, LC

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Higher TaxaColubridae, Colubrinae, Colubroidea, Caenophidia, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes)
Common Names 
SynonymDrymarchon caudomaculatus WÜSTER, YRAUSQUIN & MIJARES-URRUTIA 2001
Drymarchon caudomaculatus — WALLACH et al. 2014: 244 
DistributionVenezuela (Falcón), Colombia [Mendoza & Lutero 2009, HR 40 (4)]

Type locality: On the road to Los Tablones, 1 km from the junction with the new Coro-Churuguara road, Municipio Colina, Estado Falcón, Venezuela.  
TypesHolotype: EBRG 3412 
EtymologyNamed after the term caudomaculatus, referring to the spotted aspect of the tail of adult specimens. 
  • Blanco-Torres, Argelina; Lina Báez S., Edgar Patiño-Flores, Juan M. Renjifo-R. 2013. Herpetofauna from the middle valley of the Ranchería river, La Guajira, Colombia. Rev. Biodivers. Neotrop. 3 (2): 113-22
  • Carvajal-Cogollo, J.E.; L.E. Rojas-Murcia. & G. Cárdenas-Arévalo 2020. Reptiles del Caribe colombiano/ Reptiles of the Colombian Caribbean. Tunja: Editorial UPTC, 268 pp. - get paper here
  • Escalona, Moisés; Adrian González-Chaves 2021. A new geographic record for Drymarchon caudomaculatus Wüster, Yrausquin, and Mijares-Urrutia, 2001 from north-western Venezuela (Serpentes: Colubridae). Herpetology Notes 14: 851-854 - get paper here
  • Infante-Rivero, Edwin E., Pablo Veloso Delgado and Fernando J. M. Rojas-Runjaic 2005. Geographic Distribution: Drymarchon caudomaculatus. Herpetological Review 36 (2): 203 - get paper here
  • Natera-Mumaw, Marco; Luis Felipe Esqueda-González & Manuel Castelaín-Fernández 2015. Atlas Serpientes de Venezuela. Santiago de Chile, Dimacofi Negocios Avanzados S.A., 456 pp. - get paper here
  • RIVAS, GILSON A.; CÉSAR R. MOLINA, GABRIEL N. UGUETO, TITO R. BARROS, CÉSAR L. BAR- RIO-AMORÓS & PHILIPPE J. R. KOK 2012. Reptiles of Venezuela: an updated and commented checklist. Zootaxa 3211: 1–64 - 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.
  • WÜSTER, WOLFGANG; JOSÉ LUÍS YRAUSQUIN AND ABRAHAM MIJARES-URRUTIA 2001. A new species of Indigo Snake from North-Western Venezuela (Serpentes: Colubridae: Drymarchon). The Herpetological Journal 11: 157-165 - get paper here
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