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Tropidophis  Bibron in Ramon de la Sagra, 1840
Taxonomic Serial No.: 174332

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s): Dwarf Boas [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2017   

 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, amphisbènes, lézards, serpents  
                            SuborderSerpentes Linnaeus, 1758 – Snakes, cobra, serpente, serpents  
                               InfraorderAlethinophidia Nopcsa, 1923  
                                  FamilyTropidophiidae Brongersma, 1951 – Dwarf Boas  
                                     GenusTropidophis Bibron in Ramon de la Sagra, 1840 – Dwarf Boas  
    Direct Children:  
                                        Species Tropidophis battersbyi Laurent, 1949 – Battersby's Dwarf Boa 
                                        Species Tropidophis bucculentus (Cope, 1868) – Navassa Dwarf Boa, Navassa Island Dwarf Boa, Navassa Trope 
                                        Species Tropidophis canus (Cope, 1868) – Bahama-Wood Snake 
                                        Species Tropidophis caymanensis Battersby, 1938 – Cayman Islands Dwarf Boa 
                                        Species Tropidophis celiae Hedges, Estrada and Díaz, 1999 – Canasi Trope 
                                        Species Tropidophis curtus (Garman, 1887) – Bahama-Wood Snake 
                                        Species Tropidophis feicki Schwartz, 1957 – Feick's Dwarf Boa 
                                        Species Tropidophis fuscus Hedges and Garrido, 1992 – Cuban Dusky Trope 
                                        Species Tropidophis galacelidus Schwartz and Garrido, 1975 – Pilsbry's Dwarf Boa 
                                        Species Tropidophis grapiuna Curcio, Sales Nunes, Suzart Argolo, Skuk and Rodrigues, 2012  
                                        Species Tropidophis greenwayi Barbour and Shreve, 1936 – Caicos Trope, Ambergris Cay Dwarf Boa 
                                        Species Tropidophis haetianus (Cope, 1879) – Hispaniolan Trope, Haitian Dwarf Boa 
                                        Species Tropidophis hardyi Schwartz and Garrido, 1975 – Escambray Small-headed Trope 
                                        Species Tropidophis hendersoni Hedges and Garrido, 2002  
                                        Species Tropidophis jamaicensis Stull, 1928 – Jamaican Brown Trope, Jamaican Dwarf Boa 
                                        Species Tropidophis maculatus (Bibron in Ramon de la Sagra, 1840) – Spotted Dwarf Boa, Spotted Red Trope 
                                        Species Tropidophis melanurus (Schlegel, 1837) – Dusky Dwarf Boa, Giant Trope, Wood Snake 
                                        Species Tropidophis morenoi Hedges, Garrido and Díaz, 2001 – Zebra Trope 
                                        Species Tropidophis nigriventris Bailey, 1937 – Dark-bellied Trope, Blackbelly Dwarf Boa 
                                        Species Tropidophis pardalis (Gundlach, 1840) – Spotted Brown Trope, Leopard Dwarf Boa 
                                        Species Tropidophis parkeri Grant, 1940 – Lazy Snake, Parker's Dwarf Boa 
                                        Species Tropidophis paucisquamis (Müller in Schenkel, 1901) – Brazilian Dwarf Boa 
                                        Species Tropidophis pilsbryi Bailey, 1937 – Oriente White-necked Trope, Pilsbry's Dwarf Boa 
                                        Species Tropidophis preciosus Curcio, Sales Nunes, Suzart Argolo, Skuk and Rodrigues, 2012  
                                        Species Tropidophis schwartzi Thomas, 1963 – Cayman Brac Trope, Schwartz' Dwarf Boa 
                                        Species Tropidophis semicinctus (Gundlach and Peters, 1864) – Banded Dwarf Boa, Yellow-banded Trope 
                                        Species Tropidophis spiritus Hedges and Garrido, 1999 – Sancti Spiritus Trope 
                                        Species Tropidophis stejnegeri Grant, 1940 – Jamaican Eyespot Trope, Stejneger's Dwarf Boa 
                                        Species Tropidophis stullae Grant, 1940 – Stull's Dwarf Boa, Portland Ridge Trope 
                                        Species Tropidophis taczanowskyi (Steindachner, 1880) – Taczanowsky's Dwarf Boa 
                                        Species Tropidophis wrighti Stull, 1928 – Gracile Banded Trope, Wright's Dwarf Boa 
                                        Species Tropidophis xanthogaster Domínguez, Moreno and Hedges, 2006 – Guanahacabibes Trope 

  Expert: Roy W. McDiarmid  
  Notes: U.S. Geological Survey, Biological Resources Division, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center   
  Reference for: Tropidophis    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Tropidophis   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Banks, R. C., R. W. McDiarmid, and A. L. Gardner  
  Publication Date: 1987   
  Article/Chapter Title: Checklist of Vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Resource Publication, no. 166   
  Page(s): 79   
  Publisher: United States Department of the Interior Fish and Wildlife Service   
  Publication Place: Washington, D.C., USA   
  Reference for: Tropidophis   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): McDiarmid, Roy W., Jonathan A. Campbell, and T'Shaka A. Touré  
  Publication Date: 1999   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Snake Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, vol. 1   
  Page(s): xi + 511   
  Publisher: The Herpetologists' League   
  Publication Place: Washington, D.C., USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-893777-01-4, 1-893777-00-6  
  Reference for: Tropidophis   

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