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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: Xenodontinae
Genus: Tomodon
Species: T. dorsatus – T. ocellatus – T. orestes
Name

Tomodon
Vernacular names
English: Pampas Snakes
Notes

Tomodon Raf. = Hymenocallis

Tomodon is a genus of colubrid snakes, which are endemic to South America.[1] The genus contains three species. The dinosaur genus Diplotomodon was originally known as Tomodon.[2]
Species

The following species are recognized as being valid.[3]

Tomodon dorsatus A.M.C. Duméril, Bibron & A.H.A. Duméril, 1854
Tomodon ocellatus A.M.C. Duméril, Bibron & A.H.A. Duméril, 1854
Tomodon orestes Harvey & Muñoz, 2004

Cited references

Genus Tomodon at The Reptile Database. www.reptile-database.org.
Leidy, J., 1865, Memoir on the extinct reptiles of the Cretaceous formations of the United States. Smithsonian Contribution to Knowledge. 14: 1-135

"Tomodon". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 13 August 2007.

Further reading

Dumeril AMC, Bibron G (1853). "Prodrome de la classification des reptiles ophidiens ". Mémoires de l'Académie des Sciences de l'Institut de France 23: 399-536 + 2 plates. (Tomodon, new genus, p. 495). (in French).
Freiberg M (1982). Snakes of South America. Hong Kong: T.F.H. Publications. 189 pp. ISBN 0-87666-912-7. (Tomodon, pp. 72, 76, 112, 144 + photographs on p. 158.)

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