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Bibliography of the genus
Pseudelaphe (Mexican Rat Snakes)

(Reptilia: Serpentes: Colubridae)

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Pseudelaphe in general

Chen, X.; Lemmon, A.R.; Lemmon, E.M.; Pyron, R.A.; Burbrink, F.T. 2017. Using phylogenomics to understand the link between biogeographic origins and regional diversification in ratsnakes. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 111: 206-218.

Switak, K.H. 2004. Nordamerikanische Kletternattern. DATZ (Die Aquarien- und Terrarien-Zeitschrift) 57(10): 20-23.

Utiger, U.; Helfenberger, N.; Schätti, B.; Schmidt, C.; Ruf, M.; Ziswiler, V. 2002. Molecular systematics and phylogeny of Old and New World ratsnakes, Elaphe auct., and related genera (Reptilia, Squamata, Colubridae). Russian Journal of Herpetology 9(2): 105-124.

Pseudelaphe flavirufa

Campbell, H.W.; Howell, T.R. 1965. Herpetological records from Nicaragua. Herpetologica 21: 130-140.

Conant, R. 1965. Miscellaneous notes and comments on toads, lizards, and snakes from Mexico. American Museum Novitates 2205: 1-38.

Dowling, H.G. 1952. A taxonomic study of the ratsnakes, genus Elaphe. 2. The subspecies of Elaphe flavirufa (Cope). Occasional Papers of the Museum of Zoology University of Michigan 540: 1-14.

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.

Hingley, K.J.; Hemmings, M. 1995. Early experiences with Mexican ratsnakes, Elaphe flavirufa pardalina. Herptile 20(2): 54-56.

Köhler, G. 1998. Further additions to the known herpetofauna of Isla de Utila (Islas de la Bahia, Honduras) with notes on other species and a key to the amphibians and reptiles of the island (Amphibia, Reptilia). Senckenbergiana Biologica 77(2): 139-145.

Lee, J. 2007. Pseudelaphe flavirufa. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2007: e.T63879A12716388. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2007.RLTS.T63879A12716388.en.

Mata-Silva, V.; Wilson, L.D.; Johnson, J.D.; Mata-González, S.; Ramírez-Bautista, A.; García-Grajales, J. 2013. New distribution and elevation records for the snake Pseudelaphe flavirufa Cope, 1867 (Squamata: Colubridae) in Oaxaca, Mexico. Check List 9(4): 790-792.

Mertens, R. 1950. Nachruf auf eine Mexikanische Nachtnatter, Elaphe flavirufa. Deuts. Aquar. Terrar. Z. (Stuttgart) 3(5): 75-76.

Mertens, R.; Rosenberg, H. 1943. Elaphe flavirufa (Cope) die mexikanische Nachtnatter. Wochenschrift für Aquarien- und Terrarienkunde 37(3): 60-62.

Neill, W.T. 1965. New and noteworthy amphibians and reptiles from British Honduras. Bulletin of the Florida State Museum Biological Sciences 9: 77-130.

Rainwater, T.R.; Platt, S.G. 1999. Natural history notes: Elaphe flavirufa (Tropical Rat Snake). Predation and diet. Herpetological Review 30(1): 46.

Schulz, K.D. 1992. Short notes on the captive care and reproductive biology of Elaphe flavirufa (Cope, 1867). Litteratura Serpentium (English Edition) 12(6): 145-147.

Schulz, K.D. 1993. Remarks on the taxonomic status of the various subspecies of the Mexican ratsnake Elaphe flavirufa (Cope, 1867). Litteratura Serpentium (English Edition) 13(1): 14-29.

Schulz, K.D.; Smith, H.M.; Auth, D.L.; Chiszar, D.; Breukelen, F. van 1997. A second specimen of Elaphe flavirufa matudai (Reptilia: Serpentes). Bulletin of the Chicago Herpetological Society 32(11): 225-226.

Smith, H.M. 1941. Notes on Mexican snakes of the genus Elaphe. Copeia 1941(3): 132.

Smith, H.M.; Williams, K.L. 1966. The ratsnake of the Bay Islands, Honduras. Natural History Miscellanea (Chicago) 185: 1-2.

Sunyer, J.; Fonseca, J.G.M.; Maynor, A.F.; Olivas Milton, F.U.; Obando, L.A. 2014. Noteworthy snake records from Nicaragua (Reptilia: Serpentes). Check List 10(5): 1134-1147.

Tremper, R.L. 1981. A note on the breeding of the neotropical rat snake Elaphe flavirufa flavirufa at the Fresno Zoo. International Zoo Yearbook 21: 95-96.

Weir, J. 1993. The propagation and husbandry of Elaphe flavirufa pardalina (Peters) including notes on natural history. British Herpetological Society Bulletin 43: 10-14.

Wilson, L.D. 1979. New departmental records for reptiles and amphibians from Honduras. Herpetological Review 10(1): 25.