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Ninia

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Kingdom  Animalia
Suborder  Serpentes
Family  Dipsadidae
Scientific name  Ninia
Higher classification  Dipsadidae
Order  Scaled reptiles
Subphylum  Vertebrata
Superfamily  Colubroidea
Subfamily  Dipsadinae
Phylum  Chordata
Rank  Genus
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Similar  Snake, Ninia sebae, Ninia atrata, Reptile, Leptodeira

Ninia sebae red backed coffee snake falso coral o coralillo


Ninia is a genus of colubroid snakes commonly referred to as coffee snakes. The genus consists of 10 species that are native to Mexico, Central America, and the northern part of South America. Some species are also found on the Caribbean islands.

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Ninia sebae falso coral o coralillo red backed coffee snake


Species

There are currently 10 recognized species:

  • Ninia atrata (Hallowell, 1845) – Hallowell's Coffee Snake
  • Ninia celata McCranie & Wilson, 1995
  • Ninia diademata Baird & Girard, 1853 – ringneck coffee snake, culebra de cafetal de collar
  • Ninia espinali McCranie & Wilson, 1995
  • Ninia franciscoi Angarita-Sierra, 2014
  • Ninia hudsoni Parker, 1940 – Hudson's coffee snake
  • Ninia maculata (W. Peters, 1861) – spotted coffee snake
  • Ninia pavimentata (Bocourt, 1883)
  • Ninia psephota (Cope, 1876) – Cope's coffee snake
  • Ninia sebae (A.M.C. Duméril, Bibron & A.H.A. Duméril, 1854) – redback coffee snake, culebra de cafetal espalda roja
  • Nota bene: A binomial authority in parentheses indicates that the species was originally described in a genus other than Ninia.

    References

    Ninia Wikipedia


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