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Leptodeira  Fitzinger, 1843
Taxonomic Serial No.: 174234

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s): Cat-eyed Snakes [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2017   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassReptilia Laurenti, 1768 – répteis, reptiles, Reptiles  
                         OrderSquamata Oppel, 1811 – Amphisbaenians, Lizards, Snakes, amphisbènes, lézards, serpents  
                            SuborderSerpentes Linnaeus, 1758 – Snakes, cobra, serpente, serpents  
                               InfraorderAlethinophidia Nopcsa, 1923  
                                  FamilyColubridae Oppel, 1811 – Colubrids, Typical Snakes  
                                     SubfamilyDipsadinae Bonaparte, 1838  
                                        GenusLeptodeira Fitzinger, 1843 – Cat-eyed Snakes  
    Direct Children:  
                                           Species Leptodeira annulata (Linnaeus, 1758) – Culebra-ojo de gato bandada, Banded Cat-eyed Snake 
                                           Species Leptodeira bakeri Ruthven, 1936 – Baker's Cat-eyed Snake 
                                           Species Leptodeira frenata (Cope, 1886) – Culebra-ojo de gato de selva, Rainforest Cat-eyed Snake 
                                           Species Leptodeira maculata (Hallowell, 1861) – Culebra-ojo de gato del suroeste, Southwestern Cat-eyed Snake 
                                           Species Leptodeira nigrofasciata Günther, 1868 – Culebra-ojo de gato cabeza negra, Black-banded Cat-eyed Snake 
                                           Species Leptodeira polysticta Günther, 1885  
                                           Species Leptodeira punctata (Peters, 1866) – Culebra-ojo de gato occidental, Western Cat-eyed Snake 
                                           Species Leptodeira rhombifera Günther, 1872  
                                           Species Leptodeira rubricata (Cope, 1893)  
                                           Species Leptodeira septentrionalis (Kennicott in Baird, 1859) – Cat-eyed Snake, Culebra-ojo de gato norteña o manchada, Northern Cat-eyed Snake 
                                           Species Leptodeira splendida Günther, 1895 – Culebra-ojo de gato espléndida, Splendid Cat-eyed Snake 
                                           Species Leptodeira uribei (Bautista and H. M. Smith, 1992) – Uribe's False Cat-eyed Snake 

  Expert: Roy W. McDiarmid  
  Notes: U.S. Geological Survey, Biological Resources Division, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center   
  Reference for: Leptodeira    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Comisión Nacional para el Conocimiento y Uso de la Biodiversidad, database (version undefined)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: CONABIO: (   
  Reference for: Leptodeira   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Leptodeira   
  Source: Snake Species of the World, vol. undetermined, manuscript (version 2004)  
  Acquired: 2004   
  Notes: Working manuscript of follow-up volumes to McDiarmid et al. (1999), "Snake Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, vol. 1"   
  Reference for: Leptodeira   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Banks, R. C., R. W. McDiarmid, and A. L. Gardner  
  Publication Date: 1987   
  Article/Chapter Title: Checklist of Vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Resource Publication, no. 166   
  Page(s): 79   
  Publisher: United States Department of the Interior Fish and Wildlife Service   
  Publication Place: Washington, D.C., USA   
  Reference for: Leptodeira   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Flores-Villela, Oscar / McCoy, C. J., ed.  
  Publication Date: 1993   
  Article/Chapter Title: Herpetofauna Mexicana: Lista anotada de las especies de anfibios y reptiles de México, cambios taxonómicos recientes, y nuevas especies   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Carnegie Museum of Natural History Special Publication, no. 17   
  Page(s): iv + 73   
  Publisher: Carnegie Museum of Natural History   
  Publication Place: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-911239-42-1   
  Reference for: Leptodeira   

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