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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: Sibynophiinae
Genus: Scaphiodontophis
Species: S. annulatus – S. ventissimus

Vernacular names
English: Neckband Snakes

Scaphiodontophis is a genus of snakes in the family Colubridae.[1] The genus is native to Mexico, Central America, and Colombia.

The following two species are recognized as being valid.[1]

Scaphiodontophis annulatus (A.M.C. Duméril, Bibron & A.H.A. Duméril, 1854)
Scaphiodontophis venustissimus (Günther, 1893)


Genus Scaphiodontophis at The Reptile Database

Further reading

Taylor EH, Smith HM (1943). "A Review of the American Sibynophine Snakes, with the Proposal of a New Genus". University of Kansas Science Bulletin 29: 301–337. (Scaphiodontophis, new genus, pp. 302–303).


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