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Taxonomy of the genus Scaphiodontophis Biodiversity of the family Colubridae

Bibliography of the genus
Scaphiodontophis (Neck-banded Snakes)

(Reptilia: Serpentes: Colubridae)

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Scaphiodontophis in general

Chen, X.; Huang, S.; Guo, P.; Colli, G.R.; Nieto-Montes de Oca, A.; Vitt, L.J.; Pyron, R.A.; Burbrink, F.T. 2013. Understanding the formation of ancient intertropical disjunct distributions using Asian and Neotropical hinged-teeth snakes (Sibynophis and Scaphiodontophis: Serpentes: Colubridae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 66(1): 254-261.

Henderson, R.W. 1982. An unusually patterned Scaphiodontophis (Serpentes: Colubridae) from Costa Rica. Brenesia 19-20: 359-362.

Henderson, R.W. 1984. Scaphiodontophis (Serpentes: Colubridae): natural history and test of a mimicry-related hypothesis. University of Kansas Publications of the Museum of Natural History 10: 185-194.

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

McCranie, J.R. 2006. Northeastern Honduras and the systematics of the colubrid snake Scaphiodontophis. Caribbean Journal of Science 42(1): 136-138.

Savage, J.M.; Slowinski, J.B. 1996. Evolution of coloration, urotomy and Coral Snake mimicry in the snake genus Scaphiodontophis (Serpentes: Colubridae). Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 57(2): 129-194.

Savitzky, A.H. 1981. Hinged teeth in snakes: an adaptation for swallowing hard-bodied prey. Science (Washington, D.C.) 212(4492): 346-349.

Slowinski, J.B.; Savage, J.M. 1995. Urotomy in Scaphiodontophis: evidence for the multiple tail break hypothesis in snakes. Herpetologica 51(3): 338-341.

Smith, H.M.; Fitzgerald, K.; Pérez-Higareda, G.; Chiszar, D. 1986. A taxonomic rearrangement of the snakes of the genus Scaphiodontophis. Bulletin of the Maryland Herpetological Society 22(4): 159-166.

Taylor, E.H.; Smith, H.M. 1943. A review of American sibynophine snakes, with a proposal of a new genus. University of Kansas Science Bulletin 29(6): 301-336.

Zaher, H.; Grazziotin, F.G.; Graboski, R.; Fuentes, R.G.; Sánchez-Martínez, P.M.; Montingelli, G.G.; Zhang, Y.P.; Murphy, R.W. 2012. Phylogenetic relationships of the genus Sibynophis (Serpentes: Colubroidea). Papeis Avulsos de Zoologia (Sao Paulo) 52(12): 141-149.

Scaphiodontophis annulatus

Langebartel, D.A.; Smith, P.W. 1959. Noteworthy records of amphibians and reptiles from eastern Mexico. Herpetologica 15: 27-29.

Sasa, M.; Curtis, S. 2006. Field observations of mating behavior in the neck-banded snake Scaphiodontophis annulatus (Serpentes: Colubridae). Revista de Biologia Tropical 54(2): 647-650.

Terán-Juárez, S.A.; Alfaro-Reyna, T.; Cámara-Castillo, R.G.; Tun-Xis, M.A. 2012. Geographic distribution: Scaphiodontophis annulatus (Guatemalan Neckband Snake). México: Quintana Roo. Herpetological Review 43(3): 450.

Werner, F. 1903. Über Reptilien und Batrachier aus Guatemala und China in der zoologischen Staats-Sammlung in München, nebst einem Anhang über seltene Formen aus anderen Gebieten. Abhandlungen der Bayerischen Akademie der Wissenschaften 22(2): 343-384.

Scaphiodontophis venustissimus

Amaral, A. do 1932. Novas notas sôbre espécies da Colombia. Memorias do Instituto Butantan (Sao Paulo) 7: 105-123.

Dunn, E.R. 1942. New or noteworthy snakes from Panama. Notulae Naturae (Philadelphia) 108: 1-8.

Roze, J.A. 1969. Una nueva coral falsa del genero Scaphiodontophis (Serpentes: Colubridae) de Colombia. Caldasia (Bogota) 10: 355-363.