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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
Tribus: Alsophiini
Genus: Ialtris
Species (4): I. agyrtes – I. dorsalis – I. haetianus – I. parishi
Source(s) of checklist:
Uetz, P. & Hallermann, J. 2021. Ialtris . The Reptile Database.
Ialtris Cope, 1862

Ialtris is a genus of snakes in the subfamily Dipsadinae of the family Colubridae. The genus is endemic to the island of Hispaniola.

1 Geographic range
2 Species and subspecies
3 References
4 Further reading

Geographic range

Species of the genus Ialtris are found in the Dominican Republic and Haiti.[4]
Species and subspecies

The genus Ialtris contains the following four species which are recognized as being valid. One of these species, I. haetianus, has three recognized subspecies, including the nominotypical subspecies.[4]

Ialtris agyrtes Schwartz & Rossman, 1976
Ialtris dorsalis (Günther, 1858)
Ialtris haetianus (Cochran, 1935)
Ialtris haetianus haetianus (Cochran, 1935)
Ialtris haetianus perfector (Schwartz & Thomas, 1965)
Ialtris haetianus vaticinata (Schwartz, 1970)
Ialtris parishi Cochran, 1932

Nota bene: A binomial authority or trinomial authority in parentheses indicates that the species or subspecies, respectively, was originally described in a genus other than Ialtris.

"Ialtris ". ITIS (Integrated Taxonomic Information System).
"Ialtris ". Dahms Tierleben. (in German).
Species Ialtris haetianus at The Reptile Database

Genus Ialtris at The Reptile Database.

Further reading

Boulenger GA (1896). Catalogue of the Snakes in the British Museum (Natural History). Volume III., Containing the Colubridæ (Opisthoglyphæ and Proteroglyphæ) ... London: Trustees of the British Museum (Natural History). (Taylor and Francis, printers). xiv + 727 pp. + Plates I-XXV. (Genus Ialtris and species I. dorsalis, p. 137, Figure 7 + Plate VII, figure 2).
Cope ED (1862). "Synopsis of the Species of Holcosus and Ameiva, with Diagnoses of new West Indian and South American Colubridæ". Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 14: 60–82. (Ialtris, new genus, p. 74).
Schwartz A, Henderson RW (1991). Amphibians & Reptiles of the West Indies: Descriptions, Distributions, and Natural History. Gainesville, Florida: University of Florida Press. 720 pp. ISBN 978-0813010496. (Darlingtonia haetiana, p. 598; Ialtris agyrtes, I. dorsalis, I. parishi, p. 614).
Schwartz A, Thomas R (1975). A Check-list of West Indian Amphibians and Reptiles. Carnegie Museum of Natural History Special Publication No. 1. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania: Carnegie Museum of Natural History. 216 pp. (Darlingtonia haetianus, pp. 181–182; Ialtris dorsalis, pp. 187–188; I. parishi, p. 188).

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