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Dipsas  Laurenti, 1768
Taxonomic Serial No.: 585657

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s):    
  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  
    SubkingdomBilateria  – triploblasts  
          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  
                                        GenusDipsas Laurenti, 1768  
    Direct Children:  
                                           Species Dipsas albifrons (Sauvage, 1884) – Sauvage's Snail-eater 
                                           Species Dipsas alternans (Fischer, 1885) – Jan's Snail-eater 
                                           Species Dipsas andiana (Boulenger, 1896)  
                                           Species Dipsas articulata (Cope, 1868) – American Snail-eater 
                                           Species Dipsas baliomelas Harvey, 2008  
                                           Species Dipsas bicolor (Günther, 1895) – Two-colored Snail-eater 
                                           Species Dipsas brevifacies (Cope, 1866) – Culebra-caracolera chata, Snail-eating Thirst Snake 
                                           Species Dipsas bucephala (Shaw, 1802) – Neotropical Snail-eater 
                                           Species Dipsas catesbyi (Sentzen, 1796) – Catesby's Snail-eater 
                                           Species Dipsas chaparensis Reynolds and Foster, 1992  
                                           Species Dipsas copei (Günther, 1872)  
                                           Species Dipsas elegans (Boulenger, 1896)  
                                           Species Dipsas ellipsifera (Boulenger, 1898)  
                                           Species Dipsas gaigeae (Oliver, 1937) – Culebra-caracolera de Gaige, Gaige's Thirst Snail-eater 
                                           Species Dipsas gracilis (Boulenger, 1902) – Graceful Snail-eater 
                                           Species Dipsas incerta (Jan, 1863) – Jan's Snail-eater 
                                           Species Dipsas indica Laurenti, 1768 – Neotropical Snail-eater 
                                           Species Dipsas maxillaris (Werner, 1910) – Werner's Thirst Snake 
                                           Species Dipsas nicholsi (Dunn, 1933)  
                                           Species Dipsas oreas (Cope, 1868) – Ecuador Snail-eater 
                                           Species Dipsas pakaraima MacCulloch and Lathrop, 2004  
                                           Species Dipsas pavonina Schlegel, 1837 – Northern Snail-eater 
                                           Species Dipsas peruana (Boettger, 1898) – Peru Snail-eater 
                                           Species Dipsas praeornata (Werner, 1909)  
                                           Species Dipsas pratti (Boulenger, 1897) – Pratt's Snail-eater 
                                           Species Dipsas sanctijoannis (Boulenger, 1911) – Tropical Snail-eater 
                                           Species Dipsas sazimai Fernandes, Marques and Argôlo, 2010  
                                           Species Dipsas schunkii (Boulenger, 1908) – Schunk's Snail-eater 
                                           Species Dipsas temporalis (Werner, 1909) – Temporal Snail-eater 
                                           Species Dipsas tenuissima Taylor, 1954 – Taylor's Snail-eater 
                                           Species Dipsas trinitatis Parker, 1926 – Trinidad Snail-eater 
                                           Species Dipsas variegata (A. M. C. Duméril, Bibron and A. H. A. Duméril, 1854) – Variegated Snail-eater 
                                           Species Dipsas vermiculata Peters, 1960 – Vermiculate Snail-eater 
                                           Species Dipsas viguieri (Bocourt, 1884) – Bocourt's Snail-eater 

  Expert: Roy W. McDiarmid  
  Notes: U.S. Geological Survey, Biological Resources Division, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center   
  Reference for: Dipsas    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Comisión Nacional para el Conocimiento y Uso de la Biodiversidad, database (version undefined)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: CONABIO: (   
  Reference for: Dipsas   
  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: Dipsas   
  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: Dipsas   

 Geographic Information
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  Comment: Snake genus Dipsas Laurenti, 1768 (TSN 585657) is a senior homonym of bivalve genus Dipsas Leach, 1814 (TSN 983350)  



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