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Rhadinaea forbesi SMITH, 1942

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Higher TaxaColubridae (Dipsadinae), Colubroidea, Caenophidia, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes)
Common NamesE: Forbes' Graceful Brown Snake
S: Hojarasquera de Forbes 
SynonymRhadinaea forbesi SMITH 1942
Rhadinaea forbesi — LINER 1994
Rhadinaea forbesi — LINER 2007
Rhadinaea forbesi — WALLACH et al. 2014: 639 
DistributionMexico (Veracruz)

Type locality: Tequeyutepec, 7 miles west of Jalapa, Veracruz.  
TypesHolotype: USNM 110365 
EtymologyNamed after Mr. and Mrs. Dyfrig McHatrie Forbes who lived near Vera Cruz, Mexico as planters. Hobart Smith and his wife, Rozella, stayed with the Forbes while on honeymoon. 
  • Beolens, Bo; Michael Watkins, and Michael Grayson 2011. The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA - 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
  • Smith, Hobart M. 1942. Descriptions of new species and subspecies of Mexican snakes of the genus Rhadinaea. Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington 55: 185-192 - get paper here
  • Smith, Hobart M. 1943. Summary of the collections of snakes and crocodilians made in Mexico under the Walter Rathbone Bacon Traveling Scholarship. Proceeding of the U. S. National Museum, 93 (3169): 393-504 - 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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