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Taxonomy of the family Colubridae
Bibliography of the genus Hypsirhynchus
Biodiversity of the family Colubridae








Genus
Hypsirhynchus

Hog-nosed Racers

Hakennasen-Zornnattern

Trynepilsnoge

1858 Hypsirhynchus Günther (type species: Hypsirhynchus ferox Günther 1858)
Contents: 2 species, both of which are endemic.
Endemism: 0% 100%
Remarks: Previously included Antillophis, Ocyophis, and Schwartzophis.
Distribution: Dominican Republic, Haiti (incl. Ile de la Gonâve).

Hypsirhynchus ferox

Common Hog-nosed Racer

Gewöhnliche Hakennasen-Zornnatter

Almindelig Trynepilsnog

1858 Hypsirhynchus ferox Günther
1971 Hypsirhynchus ferox exedrus Schwartz
1971 Hypsirhynchus ferox paracrousis Schwartz

Distribution: Dominican Republic, Haiti (incl. Ile de la Gonâve).


Hypsirhynchus scalaris

Tiburon Hog-nosed Racer

Tiburon-Hakennasen-Zornnatter

Tiburon-trynepilsnog

1863 Hypsirhynchus scalaris Cope
Hypsirhynchus ferox scalaris Schwartz 1971

Remarks: Revalidated as a separate species by Vidal, Kindl, Wong & Hedges (2000) and Hedges, Couloux & Vidal (2009).
Distribution: Haiti.