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Middle American Burrowing Snake (Adelphicos quadrivirgatus quadrivirgatus) anterior end.jpg
Adelphicos quadrivirgatus quadrivirgatus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Suborder: Serpentes
Family: Colubridae
Subfamily: Dipsadinae
Genus: Adelphicos
Jan, 1862

The genus Adelphicos consists of six species of New World burrowing snakes.

Geographic range[edit]

Species of the genus Adelphicos can be found in the Central American subcontinent, mostly in Mexico, Belize, and Guatemala.[1]

Species and subspecies[edit]

[1] [2]


  1. ^ a b Catalogue of Life
  2. ^ Mexico Herpetology