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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: Colubridae
Subfamilia: Colubrinae
Genus: Drymoluber
Species: D. apurimacensis – D. brazili – D. dichrous

Drymoluber Amaral, 1929
Primary references

Amaral A., 1929, Mem. Inst. Butantan, 4: 11–12.


Costa, H.C.; Moura, M.R.; Feio, R.N. 2013: Taxonomic revision of Drymoluber Amaral, 1930 (Serpentes: Colubridae). Zootaxa 3716(3): 349–394. DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.3716.3.3 Reference page.


Drymoluber at the New Reptile Database. Accessed on 31 August 2008.

Vernacular names
English: Woodland Races

Drymoluber is a genus of New World snakes of the family Colubridae.

Geographic range

The genus Drymoluber is endemic to South America.[1]

Three species are recognized as being valid.[1]

Drymoluber apurimacensis Lehr, Carrillo & Hocking, 2004
Drymoluber brazili (Gomes, 1918)
Drymoluber dichrous (W. Peters, 1863)

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

The specific name, brazili, is in honor of Brazilian herpetologist Vital Brazil.[2]

Genus Drymoluber at The Reptile Database.

Beolens B, Watkins M, Grayson M (2011). The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press. xiii + 296 pp. ISBN 978-1-4214-0135-5. (Drymoluber brazili, p. 37).

Further reading

Amaral A (1930). "Estudos Sobre Ophidios Neotrópicos. XXII – Sobre a espécie Coluber dichrous (Peters) Boulenger, 1894 ". Memórias do Instituto Butantan 4: 333–337. (Drymoluber, new genus). (in Portuguese).
Costa, Henrique Caldeira; Moura, Mário Ribeiro; Feio, Renato Neves (2013). "Taxonomic revision of Drymoluber Amaral, 1930 (Serpentes: Colubridae)". Zootaxa 3716 (3): 349–394.
Freiberg M (1982). Snakes of South America. Hong Kong: T.F.H. Publications. 189 pp. ISBN 0-87666-912-7. (Drymoluber, pp. 69, 77, 97).


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