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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: Tretanorhinus
Species: T. mocquardi – T. nigroluteus – T. taeniatus – T. variabilis
Name

Tretanorhinus

Tretanorhinus is a genus of snakes in the subfamily Dipsadinae of the family Colubridae.[1]

Geographic range

The genus Tretanorhinus is endemic to Central America, northern South America, and the West Indies.[1]
Species

The genus contains the following four species which are recognized as being valid.[1]

Tretanorhinus mocquardi Bocourt, 1891
Tretanorhinus nigroluteus Cope, 1861
Tretanorhinus taeniatus Boulenger, 1903
Tretanorhinus variabilis A.M.C. Duméril, Bibron & A.H.A. Duméril, 1854

The specific name, mocquardi, is in honor of French herpetologist François Mocquard.[2]
Reproduction

All species in the genus Tretanorhinus are oviparous.[1]
References

Genus Tretanorhinus at The Reptile Database.

Beolens, Bo; Watkins, Michael; Grayson, Michael (2011). The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press. xiii + 296 pp. ISBN 978-1-4214-0135-5. (Tretanorhinus mocquardi, p. 181).

Further reading

Duméril A-M-C, Bibron G, Duméril A[-H-A] (1854). Erpétologie générale ou histoire naturelle complète des reptiles. Tome septième [Volume 7]. Première partie. Comprenant l'histoire des serpents non venimeux. Paris: Roret. xvi + 780 pp. (Tretanorhinus, new genus, pp. 348-349; T. variabilis, new species, pp. 349-351). (in French).

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