Drymobius margaritiferus

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Drymobius margaritiferus


Taxonavigation: Colubroidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Chordata Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Cladus: Reptiliomorpha
Cladus: Amniota
Classis: Reptilia
Ordo: Squamata
Subordo: Serpentes
Infraordo: Caenophidia
Superfamilia: Colubroidea

Familia: Colubridae
Subfamilia: Colubrinae
Genus: Drymobius
Species: Drymobius margaritiferus
Subspecies: D. m. fistulosus – D. m. margaritiferus – D. m. maydis – D. m. occidentalis


Drymobius margaritiferus (Schlegel, 1837)


  • Herpetodryas margaritiferus Schlegel, 1837: 151
  • Leptophis margaritiferusDuméril, Bibron & Duméril, 1854: 539
  • Drymobius margaritiferusBoulenger, 1894: 17
  • Drymobius margaritiferus - Villa et al., 1988
  • Drymobius margaritiferus margaritiferusConant & Collins, 1991: 190
  • Drymobius margaritiferusLiner, 1994
  • Drymobius margaritiferus margaritiferusLiner, 2007


  • Schlegel, H. 1837. Essai sur la physionomie des serpens. Partie Générale: xxviii +251 S. + Partie Descriptive: 606 S. + xvi. La Haye (J. Kips, J. HZ. et W. P. van Stockum).
  • Boulenger, George A. 1894. Catalogue of the Snakes in the British Museum (Natural History). Volume II., Containing the Conclusion of the Colubridæ Aglyphæ. British Mus. (Nat. Hist.), London, xi, 382 pp.
  • Liner, Ernest A. 2007. A CHECKLIST OF THE AMPHIBIANS AND REPTILES OF MEXICO. Louisiana State University Occasional Papers of the Museum of Natural Science 80: 1-60.
  • Drymobius margaritiferus at the New Reptile Database. Accessed on 31 August 2008.

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Northern Speckled Racer