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Taxonomy of the genus Phrynonax Biodiversity of the family Colubridae

Bibliography of the genus
Phrynonax (Neotropical Bird Snakes)

(Reptilia: Serpentes: Colubridae)

Note: In order to limit redundancy, relevant literature indexed in the related bibliographies in the left column may not have been included in this page. For a comprehensive search of literature, these bibliographies should therefore also be consulted.

Phrynonax in general

Amaral, A. do 1929. Estudo sôbre ophidios neotrópicos. XX. Revisão do gênero Phrynonax Cope 1862. Memorias do Instituto Butantan (Sao Paulo) 4: 301-320.

Jadin, R.C.; Burbrink, F.T.; Rivas, G.A.; Vitt, L.J.; Barrio-Amorós, C.L.; Guralnick, R.P. 2014. Finding arboreal snakes in an evolutionary tree: phylogenetic placement and systematic revision of the Neotropical birdsnakes. Journal of Zoological Systematics and Evolutionary Research 52(3): 257-264.

Phrynonax poecilonotus

Alemán, C. 1953. Contribution al estudio de los reptiles y batracios de la Sierra de Perija. Memoria de la Sociedad de Ciencias Naturales La Salle 13(35): Unpaginated.

Bringsøe, H. 2000. Herpetologi i Fransk Guyana. 2. Rettelse vedrørende harmonika-positur hos snoge. [Herpetology of French Guyana. 2. Correct identification of snake in accordion position]. (In Danish, English summary). Nordisk Herpetologisk Forening 43(2): 51-53.

Carbajal-Márquez, R.A.; García-Balderas, C.M.; Cedeño-Vázquez, J.R. 2016. Distribution notes: Phrynonax poecilonotus (Günther,1858). Mesoamerican Herpetology 3(3): 771.

Chiver, I.; Jaramillo, C.A.; Morton, E.S. 2017. Mobbing behavior and fatal attacks on snakes by Fasciated Antshrikes (Cymbilaimus lineatus). Journal of Ornithology 158(4): 935-942

Cisneros-Heredia, D.F. 2005. Natural history notes: Pseustes poecilonotus and Pseustes shropshirei (Puffing Snakes). Diet. Herpetological Review 36(3): 326-327.

Dunn, E.R. 1931. Some Central American snake genera. Copeia 1931: 163.

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.

Franklin, C.J.; Franklin, J. 1999. Geographic distribution: Psuestes [Pseustes] poecilonotus (Bird-eating Tree Snake). Herpetological Review 30(2): 114.

Goldberg, S.R. 2004. Natural history notes: Pseustes poecilonotus (Puffing Snake). Reproduction. Herpetological Review 35(3): 277.

Hohmeister, A.; Fiegenbaum, F. 2002. Biologie, Pflege und Zucht von Schlangen der Gattung Pseustes (Fitzinger, 1843). Reptilia (D) 7(34): 70-74.

Lyman, D. 2009. Natural history notes: Pseustes poecilonotus (Bird-eating Treesnake). Predators. Herpetological Review 40(1): 102.

Ortiz-Medina, J.A.; García-Padilla, E. 2016. Distribution notes: Phrynonax poecilonotus (Günther, 1858). Mesoamerican Herpetology 3(1): 189.

Porras, L.W.; Solorzano, A. 2006. A diamond in the rough the northern birdsnake Pseustes poecilonotus. Reptilia (GB) 48: 24-29.

Porras, L.W.; Solorzano, A. 2006. Ein Rohdiamant: die Zischnatter (Pseustes poecilonotus). Reptilia (D) 11(61): 38-41.

Rese, R. 1988. Bemerkungen zur Haltung von Pseustes poecilonotus (Gunther 1858) (Serpentes: Colubridae). Sauria (Berlin) 10(4): 15-16.

Robinson, W.D.; Rompre, G.; Robinson, T.R. 2005. Videography of Panama bird nests shows snakes are principal predators. Ornitologia Neotropical 16(2): 187-195.

Saporito, R.A.; Jones, A.W.; Snow, A. 2015. Natural history notes: Pseustes poecilonotus (Bird-eating Snake). Predation. Herpetological Review 46(1): 106-107.

Tarwater, C.E. 2008. Predators at nests of the western slaty antshrike (Thamnophilus atrinucha). Wilson Journal of Ornithology 120(3): 620-624.

Visco, D.M.; Sherry, T.W. 2015. Increased abundance, but reduced nest predation in the chestnut-backed antbird in costa rican rainforest fragments: surprising impacts of a pervasive snake species. Biological Conservation 188: 22-31.

Phrynonax sexcarinatus

Amaral, A. do 1929. Valor systematico de varias formas de ophidios neotropicos. Memorias do Instituto Butantan (Sao Paulo) 4: 3-68.

Hoge, A.R. 1964. Posicao sistematica de Natrix sexcarinatus Wagler 1824, Serpentes. Memorias do Instituto Butantan (Sao Paulo) 30 [1960-1962]: 27-30.

Lema, T. de 1999. Pseustes polylepis in Mato Grosso (Brazil) with notes on this species (Serpentes: Colubridae: Colubrinae). Acta Biologica Leopoldensia 21(2): 275-278.

Lemoine, K.; Rivas, G.; Manzanilla, J. 1998. Geographic distribution: Pseustes poecilonotus polylepis. Herpetological Review 29(2): 115.

Peters, W.C.H. 1867. Über Flederthiere (Pteropus gouldii, Rhinolophus deckenii, Vespertilio lobipes, Vesperugo temminckii) und Amphibien (Hypsilurus godeffroyi, Lygosoma scutatum, Stenostoma narisostre, Onychocephalus unguirostris, Ahaetulla poylepis,..... Monatsberichte der Königlich Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin 1867(November): 703-712.

Rendahl, H. 1937. Einige Reptilien aus Ecuador und Bolivia. Arkiv för Zoologi (Stockholm) 29 A(13): 1-19.

Roze, J.A. 1959. Taxonomic notes on a collection of Venezuelan reptiles in the American Museum of Natural History. American Museum Novitates 1934: 1-14.

Stafford, P.J. 1988. Notes on the colubrid snake Pseustes poecilonotus polylepis (Peters, 1867) in captivity; oviposition and incubation of eggs. Herptile 13(1): 9-12.

Werner, F. 1914. Neue oder seltene Reptilien und Frösche des Naturhistorischen Museums in Hamburg. Hamburg Jahrb. wiss. Anst. 30(2): 1-51.

Phrynonax shropshirei

Amaral, A. do 1924. Notes on some Central American snakes. Occasional Papers Boston Society of Natural History 5: 129-132.

Calcano, D.; Barrio-Amoros, C.L. 2003. Geographic distribution: Pseustes shropshirei (NCN). Herpetological Review 34(4): 389-390.

Cisneros-Heredia, D.F. 2005. Natural history notes: Pseustes poecilonotus and Pseustes shropshirei (Puffing Snakes). Diet. Herpetological Review 36(3): 326-327.

Fuenmayor, G.R.; Molina-R., C.R. 1998. Geographic distribution: Pseustes shropshirei. Herpetological Review 29(3): 178.

Rand, A.S.; Ortleb, E.P. 1969. Defensive display in the colubrid snake Pseustes poecilonotus shropshirei. Herpetologica 25: 46-48.

Smith, H.M.; Grant, C. 1958. New and noteworthy snakes from Panama. Herpetologica 14: 207-215.

Zuluaga-Isaza, J.C.; Rojas-Morales, J.A.; Díaz-Ayala, R.F.; Ramírez-Castaño, V.A. 2015. Natural history notes: Pseustes shropshirei (Shropshire's Puffing Snake). Diet. Herpetological Review 46(4): 649.