Leptophis mexicanus

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Taxonavigation: Colubroidea

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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: Leptophis
Species: Leptophis mexicanus
Subspecies: L. m. hoeversi – L. m. mexicanus – L. m. septentrionalis – L. m. yucatanensis


Leptophis mexicanus Duméril, Bibron & Duméril, 1854

Type locality: Mexico.



  • Duméril, A.M.C., G. Bibron & A.H.A. Duméril 1854. Erpétologie générale ou Histoire Naturelle complète des Reptiles. Vol. 7 (partie 1). Paris, xvi + 780 S.
  • 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.
  • Leptophis mexicanus at the New Reptile Database. Accessed on 19 sep 2008.

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Mexican Parrot Snake