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Chionactis
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Chionactis is a genus of snakes known as the shovelnose (or shovel-nosed) snakes. It contains only two recognized species.[3]

Geographic range

The genus Chionactis is endemic to the southwestern United States and adjacent northwestern Mexico.[4]

Species and subspecies

The following species and subspecies are recognized as being valid.[4][5]

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

References

  1. ^ Stickel, William H. (October 19, 1943). "The Mexican snakes of the genera Sonora and Chionactis with notes on the status of other colubrid genera". Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington. 56: 109–128. Retrieved July 22, 2015..mw-parser-output cite.citation{font-style:inherit}.mw-parser-output q{quotes:"""""'"'"}.mw-parser-output code.cs1-code{color:inherit;background:inherit;border:inherit;padding:inherit}.mw-parser-output .cs1-lock-free a{background:url("//upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/6/65/Lock-green.svg/9px-Lock-green.svg.png")no-repeat;background-position:right .1em center}.mw-parser-output .cs1-lock-limited a,.mw-parser-output .cs1-lock-registration a{background:url("//upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/d/d6/Lock-gray-alt-2.svg/9px-Lock-gray-alt-2.svg.png")no-repeat;background-position:right .1em center}.mw-parser-output .cs1-lock-subscription a{background:url("//upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/a/aa/Lock-red-alt-2.svg/9px-Lock-red-alt-2.svg.png")no-repeat;background-position:right .1em center}.mw-parser-output .cs1-subscription,.mw-parser-output .cs1-registration{color:#555}.mw-parser-output .cs1-subscription span,.mw-parser-output .cs1-registration span{border-bottom:1px dotted;cursor:help}.mw-parser-output .cs1-hidden-error{display:none;font-size:100%}.mw-parser-output .cs1-visible-error{font-size:100%}.mw-parser-output .cs1-subscription,.mw-parser-output .cs1-registration,.mw-parser-output .cs1-format{font-size:95%}.mw-parser-output .cs1-kern-left,.mw-parser-output .cs1-kern-wl-left{padding-left:0.2em}.mw-parser-output .cs1-kern-right,.mw-parser-output .cs1-kern-wl-right{padding-right:0.2em}
  2. ^ Wright AH, Wright AA. 1957. Handbook of Snakes of the United States and Canada. Ithaca and London: Comstock. 1,105 pp. (in 2 volumes). (Genus Chionactis, p. 120).
  3. ^ Smith, Hobart M.; Brodie, Jr., Edmund D. (2014). Reptiles of North America: A Guide to Field Identification. New York: St. Martin's Press. ISBN 978-1582381237. 240 pp.
  4. ^ a b Stebbins RC. 2003. A Field Guide to Western Amphibians and Reptiles. Third Edition. The Peterson Field Guide Series ®. Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin. 533 pp. ISBN 978-0-395-98272-3. (Chionactis species and subspecies, pp. 393-395 + Plate 45 + Maps 171, 172).
  5. ^ "Chionactis ". ITIS (Integrated Taxonomic Information System). www.itis.gov.

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Chionactis: Brief Summary
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Chionactis is a genus of snakes known as the shovelnose (or shovel-nosed) snakes. It contains only two recognized species.

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