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Taxonomy of the family Colubridae
Bibliography of the genus Tropidodryas
Biodiversity of the family Colubridae








Genus
Tropidodryas

Atlantic Forest Tree Snakes*

Atlantische Waldbaumnattern*

Østbrasilianske Træsnoge*

1843 Tropidodryas Fitzinger (type species: Herpetodryas serra Schlegel 1837)
1859 Galeophis Berthold (type species: Geleophis jani [sic] Berthold 1859)
1870 Teleolepis Cope (type species: Teleolepis striaticeps Cope 1870)
Contents: 2 species, both of which are endemic.
Remarks: Previously included in Philodryas. Revalidated by Thomas & Dixon (1977).
Distribution: Brazil (Bahia, Espirito Santo, Minas Gerais, Parana, Rio de Janeiro, Rio Grande do Sul, Santa Catarina, Sao Paulo).

Tropidodryas serra

Atlantic Forest Lowland Tree Snake*, Serra Snake

Ostbrasilianische Tiefland-Baumnatter*

Østbrasiliansk Lavlands-træsnog*

1837 Herpetodryas Serra Schlegel
Dryophylax serra Duméril 1853
Philodryas serra Günther 1858
Chlorosoma serra Amaral 1929
Tropidodryas serra Thomas & Dixon 1977
1859 Geleophis jani [sic] Berthold (Thomas & Dixon 1977)

Distribution: Brazil (Bahia, Espirito Santo, Minas Gerais, Parana, Rio de Janeiro, Rio Grande do Sul, Santa Catarina, Sao Paulo).


Tropidodryas striaticeps

Atlantic Forest Highland Tree Snake*, Jiboinha

Ostbrasilianische Hochland-Baumnatter*

Østbrasiliansk Højlands-træsnog*

1870 Teleolepis striaticeps Cope
Tropidodryas striaticeps Thomas & Dixon 1977
1937 Philodryas pseudoserra Amaral (Thomas & Dixon 1977)

Remarks: Correct publication year of the original description is 1870, not 1869 (Osborn 1929; Costa & Bérnils 2015).
Distribution: Brazil (Bahia, Espirito Santo, Minas Gerais, Parana, Rio de Janeiro, Rio Grande do Sul, Santa Catarina, Sao Paulo).