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Sibynomorphus mikanii MZUFV.JPG
Sibynomorphus mikanii
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Suborder: Serpentes
Family: Colubridae
Subfamily: Dipsadinae
Genus: Sibynomorphus
Fitzinger, 1843

Sibynomorphus is a genus of snakes of the family Dipsadidae.[1]

Geographic range[edit]

The species in the genus Sibynomorphus are found in South America.[1]


The following 11 species are recognized as being valid.[1]

Nota bene: A binomial authority in parentheses indicates that the species was originally described in a genus other than Sibynomorphus.


Further reading[edit]

  • Fitzinger L. 1843. Systema Reptilium, Fasciculus Primus, Amblyglossae. Vienna: Braumüller & Seidel. 106 pp. + indices. (Sibynomorphus, new genus, p. 27). (in Latin).
  • Freiberg M. 1982. Snakes of South America. Hong Kong: T.F.H. Publications. 189 pp. ISBN 0-87666-912-7. (Genus Sibynomorphus, pp. 109–110).