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Citation: Midtgaard, Rune. RepFocus - A Survey of the Reptiles of the World. (www.repfocus.dk).
Latest update: December 31st, 2022.

Taxonomy of the family Colubridae
Bibliography of the genus Symphimus
Biodiversity of the family Colubridae


Mexican White-lipped Snakes

Mexikanische Weisslippennatter

Mexicanske Hvidlæbesnoge

1870 Symphimus Cope (type species: Symphimus leucostomus Cope 1869)
Contents: 2 species, of which 1 (50.0%) is endemic.
Endemism: 0% 100%
Distribution: Belize, Mexico (Campeche, Chiapas, Colima, Jalisco, Michoacan, Oaxaca, Quintana Roo, Yucatan).

Symphimus leucostomus

Tehuantepec White-lipped Snake, Isthmian White-lipped Snake



1869 Symphimus leucostomus Cope

Distribution: Mexico (Chiapas, Colima, Jalisco, Michoacan, Oaxaca).

Symphimus mayae

Yucatan White-lipped Snake, Mayan Golden-backed Snake



1936 Eurypholis mayae Gaige
Opheodrys mayae Schmidt & Necker 1936
Symphimus mayae Rossman & Schaefer 1974

Distribution: Belize, Mexico (Campeche, Quintana Roo, Yucatan).