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Rhadinaea cuneata Myers, 1974

Veracruz graceful brown snake



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Last record: 1974 or before?

Rediscovered in 2013 or before

IUCN RedList status: Data Deficient





Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Myers, C. W. (1974). The systematics of Rhadinaea (Colubridae), a genus of New World snakes. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 153: 1-262.


Other references:

Lopez-Luna, M. A. and Flores-Villela, O. (2007). Rhadinaea cuneata. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. ( Downloaded on 09 December 2013.

Luría-Manzano, Ricardo, Ramírez-Bautista, Aurelio and Canseco-Márquez, Luis. (2014). Rediscovery of the Rare Snake Rhadinaea cuneata Myers, 1974 (Serpentes: Colubridae: Dipsadinae). Journal of Herpetology 48(1):122-124. [Abstract]


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