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Sibon argus (Cope, 1876)

Argus snail sucker



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Leptognathus argus Cope, 1876


Conservation Status

Last Record: 1876 or before

Rediscovered in ?

IUCN RedList status: Least Concern



Costa Rica & Panama












Batista, A., García Rodríguez, A., Saborío, G., Vargas Álvarez, J. and Acosta Chaves, V. (2014). Sibon argus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2014: e.T203590A2768969. Downloaded on 19 May 2016.

Savage, Jay M. and McDiarmid, Roy W. (1992). Rediscovery of the Central American Colubrid Snake, Sibon argus, with Comments on Related Species from the Region. Copeia 1992(2): 421-432. [Abstract]


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