Tomodon

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Tomodon
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Suborder: Serpentes
Family: Colubridae
Subfamily: Xenodontinae
Genus: Tomodon
A.M.C. Duméril & Bibron, 1853

Tomodon is a genus of colubrid snakes, which are endemic to South America.[1] Three species are currently recognized.[2]

Cited references[edit]

  1. ^ The Reptile Database. www.reptile-database.org.
  2. ^ "Tomodon". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 13 August 2007. 

Further reading[edit]

  • Dumeril, A.M.C., and G. Bibron. 1853. Prodrome de la classification des reptiles ophidiens. Mémoires de l'Académie des Sciences de l'Institut de France 23: 399-536 + 2 plates. (Genus Tomodon, p. 495.)
  • Freiberg, M. 1982. Snakes of South America. T.F.H. Publications. Hong Kong. 189 pp. ISBN 0-87666-912-7. (Tomodon, pp. 72, 76, 112, 144 + photographs on p. 158.)