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Ninia diademata

Veracruz Ringneck Coffee Snake

Unclear toxicity ??? Unclear dangerousness ref
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  • Length Adult

  • up to 45 cm ref
  • Length Newborn

  • unknown
  • Reproduction

  • unknown ref
  • Pupil Shape (when closed!)

  • round (or oval) ref

Altitude range

Vertical distribution

0 to 2650 meter above sea level (a.s.l.) ref

Subspecies & Common Names

Ninia diademata  ENGLISH Black Coffee Snake, Coffee Snake, Common Coffee Snake, Redback Coffee Snake, Ring Necked Coffee Snake, Ringneck Coffee Snake, Veracruz Ringneck Coffee Snake, GERMAN Kaffeenatter, SPANISH Basurera Negra, Culebra De Tierra, Dormilona, Dormilona De Collar, Gargantilla De Collar, UNDETERMINED LANGUAGE Miahuatillo ref
Ninia diademata diademata ENGLISH Veracruz Ringneck Coffee Snake, SPANISH Dormilona De Collar Veracruzana ref
Ninia diademata nietoi ENGLISH Bead And Coral, Caribbean Ringneck Coffee Snake, SPANISH Basurera Negra, Dormilona De Collar Caribeña, Dormilona De Collar Del Caribe ref
Ninia diademata plorator ENGLISH Hidalgo Ringneck Coffee Snake, SPANISH Dormilona De Collar Hidalguense ref
Ninia diademata labiosa ENGLISH Pacific Ringneck Coffee Snake, SPANISH Dormilona De Collar Del Pacífico ref

Full Taxonomy

  • I. Superfamily Colubroidea

  • Colubrids, elapids and vipers
  • II. Family Dipsadidae

  • Dipsadidae
  • III. Subfamily Incertae_sedis (Dipsadidae)

  • not assigned to any subfamily
  • IV. Genus Ninia

  • Coffee snakes
  • V. Species Ninia diademata

  • Veracruz Ringneck Coffee Snake
  • VI. snakeID

  • 2884
Look up complete taxonomic records of Ninia diademata (including synonyms) at THE REPTILE DATABASE (by Peter Uetz et al).