Adelphicos

Cladus: Eukaryota
Supergroup: Opisthokonta
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Classis: Reptilia
Subclassis: Diapsida
Infraclassis: Lepidosauromorpha
Superordo: Lepidosauria
Ordo: Squamata
Subordo: Serpentes
Superfamilia: Colubroidea
Familia: Colubridae
Subfamilia: Xenodontinae
Genera: Adelphicos
Species: A. daryi - A. ibarrorum - A. latifasciatus - A. nigrilatum - A. quadrivirgatus - A. veraepacis

Name

Adelphicos Jan, 1862

The genus Adelphicos consists of species of Burrowing Snake. These snakes can be found in the Central American continent, mostly in Mexico, Belize, and Guatemala.[1]

Species

* Dary's Burrowing Snake, Adelphicos daryi (Campbell & Ford, 1982)
* Adelphicos ibarrorum (Campbell & Brodie, 1988/1989)
* Oaxaca Burrowing Snake, Adelphicos latifasciatus (Lynch & Smith, 1966)
* Chiapas Burrowing Snake, Adelphicos nigrilatus (Smith, 1942)
* Middle American Burrowing Snake, Adelphicos quadrivirgatus (Jan, 1862)
o Newman's Earth Snake, A. q. newmanorum (Taylor, 1950)
o Jan's Earth Snake, A. q. quadrivirgatus (Jan, 1862)
o Sargi's Earth Snake, A. q. sargii (Fischer, 1885)
o Cope's Earth Snake, A. q. visoninus (Cope, 1866)
* Guatemala Burrowing Snake, Adelphicos veraepacis (Stuart, 1941)

[1] [2]

References

1. ^ a b Catalogue of Life
2. ^ Mexico Herpetology

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