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Apostolepis assimilis (10.3897-zoologia.35.e26742) Figure 9

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: Apostolepis
Species: Apostolepis assimilis

Apostolepis assimilis (Reinhardt, 1861)

Elapomorphus assimilis Reinhardt, 1861
Apostolepis tertulianobeui Lema 2004

Additional references

de Lema, T. 2004. Nova espécie de Apostolepis do grupo lineata do sudoeste do Brasil (Serpentes, Elapomorphinae). Facena 18, 41e52 Reference page.


Uetz, P. & Hallermann, J. 2022. Apostolepis assimilis. The Reptile Database. Accessed on 7 February 2020.
Nogueira, C. de C. 2019. IUCN: Apostolepis assimilis (Least Concern). The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2019: e.T15155685A15155766. DOI: 10.2305/IUCN.UK.2019-3.RLTS.T15155685A15155766.en

Vernacular names
English: Reinhardt's Burrowing Snake

Apostolepis assimilis (common name: Reinhardt's burrowing snake) is a species of snake in the family Colubridae.[1][2] It is found in central and southwestern Brazil, eastern Paraguay, Bolivia, and northern Argentina;[2] the Reptile Database, however, does not mention Bolivia and treats Argentina as uncertain.[1]

Apostolepis assimilis at the Reptile Database. Accessed 25 February 2016.
Van Wallach; Kenneth L. Williams; Jeff Boundy (22 April 2014). Snakes of the World: A Catalogue of Living and Extinct Species. CRC Press. p. 50. ISBN 978-1-4822-0847-4.


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