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Ficimia ruspator SMITH & TAYLOR, 1941

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Higher TaxaColubridae, Colubrinae, Colubroidea, Caenophidia, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes)
Common NamesE: Guerreran Hooknose Snake
S: Nariz de Gancho Guerrense 
SynonymFicimia ruspator SMITH & TAYLOR 1941
Ficimia ruspator — LINER 1994
Ficimia ruspator — LINER 2007
Ficimia ruspator — WALLACH et al. 2014: 297 
DistributionMexico (Guerrero)

Type locality: Mexico: 3 mi E Tixtla, 10 mi E Chilpancingo, Guerrero.  
TypesHolotype: INHS (= UIMNH) 25064 (23646); E. H. Taylor; July 29, 1940. 
CommentDistribution: not in Morelos fide Lemos-Espinal & Smith 2020. 
  • Hardy L M 1980. Ficimia ruspator Smith and Taylor. Guerro hook-nosed snake. Catalogue of American Amphibians and Reptiles ( 243: 1 - 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
  • Mendoza-Quijano F; Smith H M 1993. A new species of hooknose snake, Ficimia (Reptilia, Serpentes). Journal of Herpetology 27 (4): 406-410 - get paper here
  • Palacios-Aguilar, Ricardo & OSCAR FLORES-VILLELA 2018. An updated checklist of the herpetofauna from Guerrero, Mexico. Zootaxa 4422 (1): 1-24 - get paper here
  • Smith, Hobart M.; Taylor, Edward H. 1941. A review of the snakes of the genus Ficimia. J. Washington Acad. Sci. 31 (8): 356-368 - 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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