Mussurana (species)

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Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Suborder: Serpentes
Family: Dipsadidae
Genus: Clelia
Species: C. clelia
Binomial name
Clelia clelia
(Daudin, 1803)

Clelia clelia, known as the Mussarana, is a species of snake of the family Colubridae.

Geographic range[edit]

The snake is found in Mexico, Central America and South America (including the island of Trinidad).


Clelia clelia has three subspecies:

  • Clelia clelia clelia (Daudin, 1803)
  • Clelia clelia groomei Greer, 1965
  • Clelia clelia immaculata Smith, 1942