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








Genus
Incaspis

Andean Bush Racers

Andes-Strauchnattern

Andes-kratpilsnoge

1974 Incaspis Donoso-Barros (type species: Incaspis cercostropha Donoso-Barros 1974)
Contents: 3 species, of which 1 (33.3%) is endemic.
Endemism: 0% 100%
Remarks: Previously regarded as a synonym of Philodryas (e.g., Thomas 1977; Williams & Wallach 1989). Revalidated as a separate genus by Arredondo, Grazziotin, Scrocchi, Rodrigues, Bonatto & Zaher (2020). The type species of the genus is Incaspis cercostropha Donoso-Barros 1974 (now a synonym of I. simonsii), not Philodryas simonsii Boulenger 1900 (=I. simonsii), as stated by the latter authors.
Distribution: Chile, Ecuador, Peru.

Incaspis amaru

Azuay Bush Racer

Azuay-Strauchnatter

Azuay-kratpilsnog

2014 Philodryas amaru Zaher, Arredondo, Valencia, Abbeláez, Rodrigues & Altamirano-Benavides
Incaspis amaru Arredondo, Grazziotin, Scrocchi, Rodrigues, Bonatto & Zaher 2020

Distribution: Ecuador.


Incaspis simonsii

Cajamarca Bush Racer, (Simons' Racer, Simons' Bush Racer)

Cajamarca-Strauchnatter

Cajamarca-kratpilsnog

1900 Philodryas Simonsii Boulenger
Leimadophis simonsii Parker 1932
Incaspis simonsii Arredondo, Grazziotin, Scrocchi, Rodrigues, Bonatto & Zaher 2020
1943 Dromicus angustilineatus Schmidt & Walker (Thomas 1976, 1977)
Alsophis angustilineatus Maglio 1970
1943 Dromicus inca Schmidt & Walker (Thomas 1976, 1977)
1974 Incaspis cercostropha Donoso-Barros (Thomas 1976, 1977)

Remarks: Transferred back to Philodryas from Leimadophis by Thomas (1976, 1977). Presence in Chile has been questioned (Núñez & Jacsik 1993; David & Ineich 1999), but it was verified by Pincheira-Donoso (2003).
Distribution: Chile, Ecuador, Peru.


Incaspis tachymenoides

Arequipa Bush Racer, Peruvian Bush Racer, Twin-spotted Racer

Arequipa-Strauchnatter

Arequipa-kratpilsnog

1943 Dromicus tachymenoides Schmidt & Walker
Alsophis tachymenoides Maglio 1970
Philodryas tachymenoides Thomas 1976
Liophis tachymenoides Dixon 1980
Incaspis tachymenoides Arredondo, Grazziotin, Scrocchi, Rodrigues, Bonatto & Zaher 2020

Distribution: Chile, Peru.