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Apostolepis  Cope, 1862
Taxonomic Serial No.: 700285

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Parapostolepis Amaral, 1930
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  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
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  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  
                                        GenusApostolepis Cope, 1862  
    Direct Children:  
                                           SpeciesApostolepis albicollaris de Lema, 2002  
                                           SpeciesApostolepis ambiniger (Peters, 1869)  
                                           SpeciesApostolepis ammodites Ferrarezzi, Erritto Barbo and España Albuquerque, 2005  
                                           SpeciesApostolepis arenaria Rodrigues, 1993  
                                           SpeciesApostolepis assimilis (Reinhardt, 1861) – Reinhardt's Burrowing Snake 
                                           SpeciesApostolepis borellii Peracca, 1904  
                                           SpeciesApostolepis breviceps Harvey, Gonzales and Scrocchi, 2001  
                                           SpeciesApostolepis cearensis Gomes, 1915 – Gomes' Burrowing Snake 
                                           SpeciesApostolepis cerradoensis de Lema, 2003  
                                           SpeciesApostolepis christineae de Lema, 2002  
                                           SpeciesApostolepis dimidiata (Jan, 1862)  
                                           SpeciesApostolepis dorbignyi (Schlegel, 1837) – Bolivian Burrowing Snake 
                                           SpeciesApostolepis flavotorquata (A. M. C. Duméril, Bibron and A. H. A. Duméril, 1854) – Central Burrowing Snake 
                                           SpeciesApostolepis gaboi Rodrigues, 1993  
                                           SpeciesApostolepis goiasensis Prado, 1942 – Goias Burrowing Snake 
                                           SpeciesApostolepis intermedia Koslowsky, 1898 – Mato Grosso Burrowing Snake 
                                           SpeciesApostolepis lineata Cope, 1887  
                                           SpeciesApostolepis longicaudata Gomes, 1921 – Longhead Burrowing Snake 
                                           SpeciesApostolepis mariae Borges-Nojosa, Lima, Bezerra and Harris, 2017  
                                           SpeciesApostolepis multicincta Harvey, 1999  
                                           SpeciesApostolepis nelsonjorgei de Lema and Renner, 2004  
                                           SpeciesApostolepis niceforoi Amaral, 1935 – Amazon Burrowing Snake 
                                           SpeciesApostolepis nigrolineata (Peters, 1869)  
                                           SpeciesApostolepis nigroterminata Boulenger, 1896 – Peru Burrowing Snake 
                                           SpeciesApostolepis phillipsae Harvey, 1999  
                                           SpeciesApostolepis polylepis Amaral, 1921  
                                           SpeciesApostolepis pymi Boulenger, 1903  
                                           SpeciesApostolepis quirogai Giraudo and Scrocchi, 1998  
                                           SpeciesApostolepis serrana de Lema and Renner, 2006  
                                           SpeciesApostolepis striata de Lema, 2004  
                                           SpeciesApostolepis tenuis Ruthven, 1927 – Ruthven's Burrowing Snake 
                                           SpeciesApostolepis tertulianobeui de Lema, 2004  
                                           SpeciesApostolepis thalesdelemai Borges-Nojosa, Lima, Bezerra and Harris, 2017  
                                           SpeciesApostolepis vittata (Cope, 1887)  

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  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: Apostolepis   
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