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On the Taxonomic Status of Asthenodipsas tropidonotus (Van Lidth de Jeude, 1923) and Pareas vertebralis (Boulenger, 1900) (Serpentes: Colubridae: Pareatinae)
The present article consists of five sections: 1) historical overview of the taxonomic classification of the subfamily Pareatinae; 2) examination, designation and description of the lectotype andExpand
Revision of the Species of Oligodon from Sumatra and Adjacent Islands, with Comments on the Taxonomic Status of Oligodon subcarinatus (Günther, 1872) and Oligodon annulifer (Boulenger, 1893) from
The taxonomic revisions proposed in this paper are based on studies of morphology, including body measurements, coloration, lepidosis, dentition, distribution, natural history, and synonymy, of allExpand
The holotype of Boiga gokool , a poorly known species of cat snake having a narrow distributional limit in easternIndia and Bangladesh is redescribed. Based on fresh material and museum specimens theExpand
Genetic differentiation among species of the genus Thermophis Malnate (Serpentes, Colubridae) and comments on T. shangrila.
The genus Thermophis includes the two species, T. baileyi and T. zhaoermii, which differ morphologically, geographically and molecularly. Recently, a third Thermophis species was described fromExpand
The status of Leptopelis barbouri Ahl, 1929 and eleven other nomina of the current tree-frog genus Leptopelis (Arthroleptidae) described from East Africa, with a redescription of Leptopelis
An investigation of name-bearing types and other relevant type specimens of twelve nominal Leptopelis taxa described from or distributed in the Eastern Arc Mountains in East Africa was carried out.Expand
Hemipenis Morphology of Coronella bella Stanley, 1917 with Comments on Taxonomic and Nomenclatural Issues of Ratsnakes (Squamata: Colubridae: Colubrinae: Elaphe auct.)
The hitherto unknown everted hemipenis of Coronella bella Stanley, 1917, currently Elaphe bella (see, e.g., Schulz et al., 2000; Nguyen et al., 2009), is described and figured for the first time. ItExpand
Simotes semicinctus Peters, 1862, a junior synonym of Coronella austriaca Laurenti, 1768 (Squamata, Serpentes, Colubridae)
Re-examination of the holotype of Simotes semicinctus Peters, 1862 (ZMB 4553: “Borneo”) has shown that it does not differ from Coronella austriaca Laurenti, 1768. We therefore refer SimotesExpand