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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Suborder: Serpentes
Family: Colubridae
Subfamily: Xenodontinae
Genus: Trimetopon
Cope, 1885

Trimetopon is a genus of colubrid snakes, which are endemic to Costa Rica. They are known as Tropical ground snakes and six species are currently recognised.[1][2]


  1. ^ "Trimetopon". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved May 9, 2014. 
  2. ^ M. Savage, Jay (2005). The Amphibians and Reptiles of Costa Rica. University of Chicago Press. p. 636. ISBN 978-0226735382. Retrieved May 9, 2014.