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Mixcoatlus melanurus  (Müller, 1924)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 1058435

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Porthidium melanurum (Müller, 1924)
    Ophryacus melanurus (Müller, 1924)
    Trimeresurus melanurus Müller, 1924
  Common Name(s): Black-tailed Horned Pitviper [English]
    Nauyaca-nariz de cerdo cornuda [Spanish]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassReptilia Laurenti, 1768 – répteis, reptiles, Reptiles  
                         OrderSquamata Oppel, 1811 – Amphisbaenians, Lizards, Snakes, amphisbčnes, lézards, serpents  
                            SuborderSerpentes Linnaeus, 1758 – Snakes, cobra, serpente, serpents  
                               InfraorderAlethinophidia Nopcsa, 1923  
                                  FamilyViperidae Oppel, 1811 – Pit Vipers, Vipers  
                                     SubfamilyCrotalinae Oppel, 1811  
                                        GenusMixcoatlus Jadin, H. M. Smith and Campbell, 2011  
                                           SpeciesMixcoatlus melanurus (Müller, 1924) – Black-tailed Horned Pitviper, Nauyaca-nariz de cerdo cornuda  

  Expert: Peter Uetz  
  Notes: Associate Professor, CSBC   
  Reference for: Mixcoatlus melanurus    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Reptile Database (2017), website (version 24-Dec-16)  
  Acquired: 2017   
  Notes: Uetz, P. & Jirí Hosek (eds.), The Reptile Database, (   
  Reference for: Mixcoatlus melanurus, Black-tailed Horned Pitviper [English]   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Grünwald, Christoph I., Jason M. Jones, Hector Franz-Chávez, and Iván T. Ahumada-Carrillo  
  Publication Date: 2015   
  Article/Chapter Title: A new species of Ophryacus (Serpentes: Viperidae: Crotalinae) from eastern Mexico, with comments on the taxonomy of related pitvipers   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Mesoamerican Herpetology, vol. 2, no. 4   
  Page(s): 388-416   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 2373-0951   
  Reference for: Mixcoatlus melanurus, Black-tailed Horned Pitviper [English]   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: Middle America  
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Mexico, Native  






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