Sabtu, 23 Mei 2015

Ninia is a genus of colubrid snakes commonly referred to as Coffee snakes. The genus consists of 8 species that are native to Mexico, Central America, and the northern part of South America. Some species are also found on the Caribbean islands.



There are currently 8 recognized species:

  • N. atrata (Hallowell, 1845) - Hallowell's Coffee Snake
  • N. cerroensis Taylor, 1954
  • N. diademata (Baird & Girard, 1853) - Ringneck Coffee Snake, Culebra-de cafetal de collar
  • N. hudsoni Parker, 1940 - Hudson's Coffee Snake
  • N. maculata (Peters, 1861) - Spotted Coffee Snake
  • N. oxynota (Werner, 1910)
  • N. psephotai> (Cope, 1876) - Cope's Coffee Snake
  • N. sebae'' (Duméril, Bibron and Duméril, 1854) - Redback coffee snake, Culebra-de cafetal espalda roja



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