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Taxonomy of the genus Loxocemus Biodiversity of the family Loxocemidae

Bibliography of the genus
Loxocemus (Neotropical Sunbeam Snake)

(Reptilia: Serpentes: Loxocemidae)

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Loxocemus bicolor

Chaves, G.; Lamar, W.; Porras, L.W.; Sunyer, J.; Solórzano, A. 2014. Loxocemus bicolor. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2014: e.T169678A1280046. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2014-1.RLTS.T169678A1280046.en.

Conant, R. 1965. Old-timers among the reptiles. America's First Zoo 17: 32-34.

Correa-Sánchez, F.; Vázquez-González, S.; Mora, J.M.; Cid-Méndez, E.; Arias-Balderas, S.F.; Grumbeck, S.; Grumbeck, A.; Porras, L.W. 2017. Miscellaneous notes: Wild and captive observations on the Burrowing Python, Loxocemus bicolor (Loxocemidae). Mesoamerican Herpetology 4(1): 231-235.

Davis, W.B.; Dixon, J.R. 1959. Snakes of the Chilpancingo region, Mexico. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 72: 79-92.

Ditmars, R.L. 1935. Snakes and surprises. Bulletin of the New York Zoological Society 38: 101-105.

Dunn, E.R.; Stuart, L.C. 1951. Comments on some recent restrictions of type localities of certain South and Central American amphibians and reptiles. Copeia 1951(1): 55-61.

Figgener, C.; Beck, E.; Dunlop, D.; MacCarthy, A.C. 2018. Natural history notes: Loxocemus bicolor (Mexican Burrowing Python). Diet. Herpetological Review 49(1): 133.

Haas, G. 1955. The systematic position of Loxocemus bicolor Cope (Ophidia). American Museum Novitates 1748: 1-8.

McLain, J.M. 1984. The other boas and pythons: families Tropidophidae, Bolyeridae and Loxocemidae. Freshwater and Marine Aquarium 7(7): 46-47, 52-53.

Mehta, R.S.; Burghardt, G.M. 2008. Contextual flexibility: reassessing the effects of prey size and status on prey restraint behaviour of macrostomate snakes. Ethology 114(2): 133-145.

Merchan, M.; Mora, J.M. 2001. Loxocemus bicolor, biology and distribution of the Mexican burrowing python in Costa Rica. Reptilia (GB) 15: 50-55.

Mora, J.M. 1991. Life history notes: Loxocemus bicolor (Burrowing Python). Feeding behavior. Herpetological Review 22(2): 61.

Mora, J.M.; Chaves, A.C. 1989. Life history notes: Loxocemus bicolor (Burrowing Python). Size. Herpetological Review 20(3): 72.

Mora, J.M.; Robinson, D.C. 1984. Predation of Sea Turtle eggs (Lepidochelys) by the snake Loxocemus bicolor Cope. Revista de Biologia Tropical 32(1): 161-162.

Mora-B., J.M. 1987. Predation by Loxocemus bicolor on the eggs of Ctenosaura similis and Iguana iguana. Journal of Herpetology 21(4): 334-335.

Nelson, C.E.; Meyer, J.R. 1967. Variation and distribution of the Middle American snake genus Loxocemus Cope (Boidae?). Southwestern Naturalist 12: 439-453.

Odinchenko, V.I.; Latyshev, V.A. 1996. Keeping and breeding in captivity the Mexican Burrowing Python Loxocemus bicolor (Cope, 1861) at Moscow Zoo. Russian Journal of Herpetology 3(1): 95-97.

Pianka, E.R.; Smith, H.M. 1959. Distributional records for certain Mexican and Guatemalan reptiles. Herpetologica 15: 119-120.

Stark, T.; Laurijssens, C.; Weterings, M. 2014. Miscellaneous notes: Distributional and natural history notes on five species of amphibians and reptiles from Isla Ometepe, Nicaragua. Mesoamerican Herpetology 1(2): 308-312.

Stimson, A.F. 1969. Liste der rezenten Amphibien und Reptilien. Boidae (Boinae, Bolyeriinae, Loxoceminae, Pythoninae). Das Tierreich 89: 1-49.

Taylor, E.H. 1940. Some Mexican serpents. University of Kansas Science Bulletin 26(14): 445-487.