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Salvadora intermedia HARTWEG, 1940

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Higher TaxaColubridae, Colubrinae, Colubroidea, Caenophidia, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes)
Common NamesE: Oaxacan Patchnose Snake
S: Cuijera de Oaxaca 
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;  
TypesHolotype: UMMZ 85733
Holotype: INHS (= UIMNH) 25071 (23470), E. H. Taylor and R. C.
Taylor; August 8, 1940 [richardi] 
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  • Jiménez-Arcos, V H; Alfaro-Juantorena, L A & Calzada-Arciniega, R A 2018. Salvadora intermedia (Oaxacan Patch-nosed Snake) Diet. Herpetological Review 49 (3): 556-557 - get paper here
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