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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Cladus: Reptiliomorpha
Cladus: Amniota
Classis: Reptilia
Cladus: Eureptilia
Cladus: Romeriida
Subclassis: Diapsida
Cladus: Sauria
Infraclassis: Lepidosauromorpha
Superordo: Lepidosauria
Ordo: Squamata
Subordo: Serpentes
Infraordo: Caenophidia
Superfamilia: Colubroidea

Familia: Dipsadidae
Subfamilia: Dipsadinae
Genus: Sibon
Species: S. annulatus – S. annulifera – S. anthracops – S. argus – S. bevridgelyi – S. carri – S. dimidiatus – S. dunni – S. lamari – S. linearis – S. longifrenis – S. merendonensis – S. miskitus – S. nebulata – S. noalamina – S. sanniolus
Name

Sibon Fitzinger, 1826
Primary references

Fitzinger, L.J.F.J. 1826: Neue classification der reptilien nach ihren natürlichen verwandtschaften. Nebst einer verwandtschafts-tafel und einem verzeichnisse der reptilien-sammlung des K. K. zoologischen museum's zu Wien. J.G. Hübner, Wien. vii, 66 pp.
Arteaga, A., Salazar-Valenzuela, D., Mebert, K., Peñafiel, N., Aguiar, G., Sánchez-Nivicela, J.C., Pyron, R.A., Colston, T.J., Cisneros-Heredia, D.F., Yánez-Muñoz, M.H., Venegas, P.J., Guayasamin, J.M. & Torres-Carvajal, O. 2018. Systematics of South American snail-eating snakes (Serpentes, Dipsadini), with the description of five new species from Ecuador and Peru. ZooKeys 766: 79–147. DOI: 10.3897/zookeys.766.24523. Reference page.

References

Lotzkat, S.; Hertz, A.; Köhler, G. 2012: A new species of Sibon (Squamata: Colubroidea: Dipsadidae) from the Cordillera Central of western Panama, with comments on other species of the genus in the area. Zootaxa 3485: 26–40. Preview PDF Reference page.

Vernacular names
English: Snail-Suckers

Sibon is a genus of snakes found in northern South America, Central America and Mexico.[1][2]
Species

There are 18 Sibon species:[2]

Sibon annulatus (Günther, 1872)
Sibon anthracops (Cope, 1868)
Sibon argus (Cope, 1876)
Sibon ayerbeorum Vera-Perez, 2019
Sibon bevridgelyi (Arteaga et al., 2018)
Sibon carri (Shreve, 1951)
Sibon dimidiatus (Günther, 1872)
Sibon dunni J.A. Peters, 1957
Sibon lamari Solórzano, 2001
Sibon linearis Pérez-Higareda, López-Luna & H.M. Smith, 2002
Sibon longifrenis (Stejneger, 1909)
Sibon manzanaresi McCranie, 2007
Sibon merendonensis Rovito, Papenfuss & Vásquez-Almazán, 2012
Sibon miskitus McCranie, 2006
Sibon nebulatus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Sibon noalamina Lotzkat, Hertz & G. Köhler, 2012
Sibon perissostichon G. Köhler, Lotzkat & Hertz, 2010
Sibon sanniolus (Cope, 1866)

Nota bene: A binomial authority in parentheses indicates that the species was originally described in a genus other than Sibon.
References

"Sibon Fitzinger, 1826". Integrated Taxonomic Information System.

Sibon at the Reptarium.cz Reptile Database. Accessed 20 April 2015.

Further reading

Fitzinger LI (1826). Neue Classification der Reptilien nach ihren natürlichen Verwandtschaften. Nebst einer Verwandtschafts-tafel und einem Verzeichnisse der Reptilien-Sammlung des K. K. zoologischen Museum's zu Wien. Vienna: J.G. Heubner. five unnumbered + 67 pp. + one plate. (Sibon, new genus, pp. 29, 31). (in German and Latin).
Freiberg M (1982). Snakes of South America. Hong Kong: T.F.H. Publications. 189 pp. ISBN 0-87666-912-7. (Genus Sibon, pp. 68, 70, 109).

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