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Amblyodipsas ventrimaculata (ROUX, 1907)

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Higher TaxaLamprophiidae, Aparallactinae, Colubroidea, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesKalahari Purple-glossed Snake 
SynonymRhinocalamus ventrimaculata ROUX 1907
Calamelaps pellegrini ANGEL 1921: 42
Calamelaps ventrimaculatus — DE WITTE & LAURENT 1947
Calamelaps ventrimaculatus websteri FITZSIMONS & BRAIN 1958
Calamelaps ventrimaculatus websteri — BROADLEY 1962
Amblyodipsas ventrimaculata — AUERBACH 1987: 173
Amblyodipsas ventrimaculata — WELCH 1994: 15
Amblyodipsas ventrimaculata — BROADLEY et al. 2003: 87
Amblyodipsas ventrimaculatua — BROADLEY & BLAYLOCK 2013 (in error)
Amblyodipsas ventrimaculata — WALLACH et al. 2014: 27 
DistributionN Namibia, Botswana, N Zimbabwe, W Zambia, Republic of South Africa

Type locality: Barotseland, Zambia. Map legend:
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Reproductionoviparous 
TypesHolotype: MHNN Musee de Neuchatel, Switzerland. 
CommentVenomous!

Synonymy mostly after BROADLEY 1971. 
References
  • Auerbach, R.D. 1987. The Amphibians and Reptiles of Botswana. Mokwepa Consultants, Botswana, 295 pp.
  • Broadley, D. & Blaylock 2013. The Snakes of Zimbabwe and Botswana. Chimaira, Frankfurt, 387 pp. [book review in Sauria 35 (2): 59 and Copeia 2014: 388] - get paper here
  • Broadley, D. G. 1971. A revision of the African snake genera Amblyodipsas and Xenocalamus. Occ. Pap. natl. Mus. Rhod. B4 (33): 629-697
  • Broadley, D.G. 1959. The herpetology of Southern Rhodesia. Part I--the snakes. Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. Harvard 120 (1): 1-100 [reprint 1972] - get paper here
  • Broadley, D.G. 1962. On some reptile collections from the North-Western and North-Eastern Districts of Southern Rhodesia 1958-1961, with descriptions of four new lizards. Occ. Pap. Nat. Mus. South. Rhodesia 26 (B): 787-843
  • Egan, V.T. 2006. Geographical distribution. Colubridae. Amblyodipsas ventrimaculata (Roux, 1907) Kalahari purple-glossed snake. African Herp News (41): 26
  • Herrmann, H.-W.; W.R. Branch 2013. Fifty years of herpetological research in the Namib Desert and Namibia with an updated and annotated species checklist. Journal of Arid Environments 93: 94–115 - get paper here
  • Roux, J. 1907. Sur quelques Reptiles sud-africains. Rev. suisse Zool. 15: 75-86. - get paper here
  • Schätti, B. 1985. Catalogue des types et des exemplaires figurés du Musée d’Histoire Naturelle de Neuchâtel - II. Ophidiens. Bibliotheques et Muses de la Ville de Neuchatel, 1985: 98-108.
  • 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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