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Taxonomy of the genus Ficimia Biodiversity of the family Colubridae

Bibliography of the genus
Ficimia (Eastern Hook-nosed Snakes)

(Reptilia: Serpentes: Colubridae)

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Ficimia in general

Greer, A.E. 1966. Viviparity and oviparity in the snake genera Conopsis, Toluca, Gyalopion and Ficimia with comments on Tomodon and Helicops. Copeia 1966: 371-373.

Hardy, L.M. 1970. Systematic revisions of the genera Pseudoficimia, Gyalopion, and Ficimia (Serpentes: Colubridae). Dissertation Abstracts International 30B: 5754-5755.

Hardy, L.M. 1975. A systematic revision of the colubrid snake genus Ficimia. Journal of Herpetology 9(2): 133-168.

Hardy, L.M. 1975. Comparative morphology and evolutionary relationships of the colubrid snake genera Pseudoficimia, Ficimia and Gyalopion. Journal of Herpetology 9(4): 323-336.

Hardy, L.M. 1990. Ficimia. Catalogue of American Amphibians and Reptiles 471: 1-5.

Smith, H.M.; Taylor, E.H. 1941. A review of the snakes of the genus Ficimia. Journal of the Washington Academy of Sciences 31(8): 356-368.

Ficimia hardyi

Hernandez Ibarra, X.; Ramirez Bautista, A.; Torres Cervantes, R.; Hernandez Macias, H. 1999. Geographic distribution: Ficimia hardyi (Hardy's Hooknose Snake). Herpetological Review 30(4): 235.

Hernandez-Ibarra, X.; Ramirez-Bautista, A.; Torres Cervantes, R. 2000. Natural history notes: Ficimia hardyi (Hooknose Snake). Reproduction. Herpetological Review 31(3): 178.

Mendoza-Quijano, F.; Smith, H.M. 1993. A new species of hooknose snake, Ficimia (Reptilia, Serpentes). Journal of Herpetology 27(4): 406-410.

Ramirez Bautista, A.; Hernandez Ibarra, X.; Torres Cervantes, R.; Smith, H.M. 1999. External morphological variation in Hardy's Hooknose Snake Ficimia hardyi (Squamata: Colubridae). Bulletin of the Maryland Herpetological Society 35(3): 81-84.

Ficimia olivacea

Hardy, L.M. 1978. Ficimia olivacea. Catalogue of American Amphibians and Reptiles 219: 1-2.

Ficimia publia

Garcia, A.; Valtierra-Azotla, M. 1996. Geographic distribution: Ficimia publia (Blotched Hooknose Snake). Herpetological Review 27(2): 88.

Goldberg, S.R. 2016. Nature notes: Ficimia publia. Reproduction. Mesoamerican Herpetology 3(2): 498.

Hardy, L.M. 1980. Ficimia publia. Catalogue of American Amphibians and Reptiles 254: 1-2.

Hensley, M.M.; Smith, P.W. 1962. Noteworthy herpetological records from the Mexican states of Hidalgo and Tabasco. Herpetologica 18: 70-71.

Torres-Pérez-Coeto, J.; Alvarado-Díaz, J.; Suazo-Ortuño, I.; Wilson, L.D. 2016. Ficimia publia Cope 1866 (Squamata: Colubridae): first record for the herpetofauna of Michoacan, Mexico. Acta Zoologica Mexicana Nueva Serie 32(1): 123-125.

Ficimia ramirezi

Hardy, L.M. 1979. Ficimia ramirezi. Catalogue of American Amphibians and Reptiles 228: 1.

Ficimia ruspator

Hardy, L.M. 1980. Ficimia ruspator. Catalogue of American Amphibians and Reptiles 243: 1.

Ficimia streckeri

Axtell, R.W. 1950. Two specimens of the snake Ficimia streckeri from Texas. Copeia 1950: 157.

Axtell, R.W. 1969. Another Ficimia streckeri from southern Texas. Texas Journal of Science 20: 381.

Hardy, L.M. 1976. Ficimia streckeri. Catalogue of American Amphibians and Reptiles 181: 1-2.

Kauffeld, C.F. 1948. Notes ona hook-nosed snake from Texas. Copeia 1948(4): 301.

Lara-Tufiño, J.D.; Ramírez-Bautista, A.; Hernández-Austria, R.; Berriozabal-Islas, C. 2013. Natural history notes: Ficimia streckeri (Tamaulipan Hook-nosed Snake). Reproduction. Herpetological Review 44(3): 522.

Mulaik, S.; Mulaik, D. 1943. Observations on Ficimia streckeri Taylor. American Midland Naturalist 29(3): 796-797.

Olson, R.E. 1975. Ficimia streckeri in south Texas. Texas Journal of Science 26(3-4): 614-615.

Shannon, F.A.; Smith, H.M. 1949. Herpetological results of the University of Illinois Field Expedition, Spring 1949. I. Introduction, Testudines, Serpentes. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Sciences 52(4): 494-509.

Taylor, E.H. 1931. Notes on two specimens of the rare snake (Ficimia cana) and the description of a new species of Ficimia from Texas. Copeia 1931: 4-5.

Ficimia variegata

Fouquette, M.J.; Rossman, D.A. 1963. Noteworthy records of Mexican amphibians and reptiles in the Florida State Museum and the Texas Natural History Collection. Herpetologica 19: 185-201.

Hardy, L.M. 1981. Ficimia variegata. Catalogue of American Amphibians and Reptiles 269 [1980]: 1-2.