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Amblyodipsas concolor (SMITH, 1849)

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Higher TaxaLamprophiidae, Aparallactinae, Colubroidea, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesNatal Purple-glossed Snake 
SynonymChoristodon (Choristocalamus) concolor SMITH 1849: 18
Calamelaps ? concolor — BOULENGER 1896: 246
Choristocalamus concolor — DE WITTE & LAURENT 1947
Amblyodipsas concolor — WELCH 1994: 15
Amblyodipsas concolor — BOYCOTT 1992
Amblyodipsas concolor — WALLACH et al. 2014: 26 
DistributionRepublic of South Africa (E Transvaal south to Durban)
Swaziland

Type locality: "Kaffirland to the eastward of the Cape Colony." [=Natal fide Loveridge, 1944: 161]. Map legend:
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ReproductionViviparous. 
TypesHolotype: RSM (Royal Scottish Museum, Edinburgh) 
CommentVenomous! 
References
  • Boulenger, G.A. 1896. Catalogue of the snakes in the British Museum, Vol. 3. London (Taylor & Francis), xiv + 727 pp. - get paper here
  • Boycott R C. 1995. Notes on the distribution and ecology of Amblyodipsas concolor (A. Smith, 1849) in Swaziland (Serpentes: Colubridae). AFRICAN JOURNAL OF ECOLOGY 33 (4): 417-419.
  • Boycott, R.C. 1992. An Annotated Checklist of the Amphibians and Reptiles of Swaziland. The Conservation Trust of Swaziland - get paper here
  • BOYCOTT, R.C. 2009. Amblyodipsas concolor. Size, defensive behaviour, and lepidosis. African Herp News (48): 20-21
  • Branch, William R. 1993. A Photographic Guide to Snakes and Other Reptiles of Southern Africa. Cape Town: Struik Publishers, 144 S.
  • Broadley, D. G. 1971. A revision of the African snake genera Amblyodipsas and Xenocalamus. Occ. Pap. natl. Mus. Rhod. B4 (33): 629-697
  • Smith, A. 1849. Illustrations of the Zoology of South Africa. 3 (Reptiles). Smith, Elder, and Co., London [facsimile published by Winchester Press, Johannesburg, 1977] - get paper here
  • Venter, Jan A.; Werner Conradie 2015. A checklist of the reptiles and amphibians found in protected areas along the South African Wild Coast, with notes on conservation implications Koedoe 57 (1): 1-25. doi: 10.4102/koedoe.v57i1.1247 - get paper here
  • Wallach, Van; Kenneth L. Williams , Jeff Boundy 2014. Snakes of the World: A Catalogue of Living and Extinct Species. Taylor and Francis, CRC Press, 1237 pp.
  • Witte, G. F. de & LAURENT,R.F. 1947. Revision d'un groupe de Colubridae africains: genres Calamelaps, Miodon, Aparallactus, et formes affines. Mém. Mus. Roy. Hist. Nat. Belgique (sér. 2) 29: 1-134
 
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