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South America

Taxonomy of the genus Psomophis Biodiversity of the family Colubridae

Bibliography of the genus
Psomophis (Smooth Ground Snakes)

(Reptilia: Serpentes: Colubridae)

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Psomophis in general

Hubbs, C.L. 1932. The use of the generic name Ophis for an eel, a snake and a mollusc. Copeia 1932: 26-27.

Myers, C.W.; Cadle, J.E. 1994. A new genus for South American snakes related to Rhadinaea obtusa Cope (Colubridae) and resurrection of Taeniophallus Cope for the 'Rhadinaea' brevirostris group. American Museum Novitates 3102: 1-33.

Myers, C.W.; Cadle, J.E. 2003. On the snake hemipenis, with notes on Psomophis and techniques of eversion: A response to Dowling. Herpetological Review 34(4): 295-302.

Psomophis genimaculatus

Acosta, J.L.; Calamante, C.C.; Alvarez, B.B. 2010. New locality record of Psomophis genimaculatus (Squamata, Dipsadidae) in Argentina. FACENA 26: 53-56.

Hose, A.R. 1958. Tres notas sobre serpentes brasileiras. Pap. Dep. Zool. Sec. Agric. S. Paulo 13(17): 221-225.

Lions, M.L.; Alvarez, B.B. 1997. Geographic distribution: Psomophis genimaculatus (Spirit Ground Snake). Herpetological Review 28(1): 52.

Nenda, S.J. 2007. Psomophis genimaculatus (Boettger, 1885) (Serpentes: Colubridae). Cuadernos de Herpetologia 21(1): 65.

Scrocchi, G.; Giraudo, A. 1997. El genero Psomophis (Serpentes: Colubridae) en la Argentina. Cuadernos de Herpetologia 11(1-2): 63-68.

Ziegler, T.; Lehr, E.; Unger, J. 2001. Zur Kenntnis von Psomophis genimaculatus (Boettger, 1885) in Paraguay unter besonderer Berücksichtigung des Defensiv-Verhaltens. Herpetofauna (Weinstadt) 23(132): 19-23.

Psomophis joberti

Dourado de Mesquita, P.C.M.; Brito, W.; Borges-Nojosa, D.M. 2011. Natural history notes: Psomophis joberti (NCN). Reproduction. Herpetological Review 42(2): 302.

Hose, A.R. 1958. Tres notas sobre serpentes brasileiras. Pap. Dep. Zool. Sec. Agric. S. Paulo 13(17): 221-225.

Lima, D.C.; Borges-Nojosa, D.M.; Borges-Leite, M.J.; Passos, D.C. 2010. Natural history notes: Psomophis joberti (Sand Snake). Defensive behavior. Herpetological Review 41(1): 96-97.

Miranda, J.P.; Lopes Costa, J.C.; Rocha, C.F.D. 2012. Body-bending behaviour: a new instance in a terrestrial snake from Brazil. Herpetological Bulletin 122: 35-37.

Passos, P.; Fernandes, D.S. 2002. Geographic distribution: Psomophis joberti. Herpetological Review 33(1): 69.

Ribeiro Moura, M.; Pirani, R.M.; Silva, V.X. da 2013. New records of snakes (Reptilia: Squamata) in Minas Gerais, Brazil. Check List 9(1): 99-103.

Santos Azevedo, W. dos; Abegg, A.D.; França, D.P.F. de 2018. Predator-prey interaction between the snakes Apostolepis ammodites and Psomophis joberti (Snakes: Dipsadidae). Herpetology Notes 11: 263-265.

Yuki, R.N.; Santos, R.M. dos 1998. Snakes from Marajo and Mexiana islands, Para State, Brazil. Boletim do Museu Paraense Emilio Goeldi (Zoologia) 12(1) [1996]: 41-53.

Psomophis obtusus

Souza Filho, G.A. de; Verrastro, L.V. 2012. Reptiles of the Parque Estadual de Itapua, state of Rio Grande do Sul, southern Brazil. Check List 8(5): 847-851.