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Atractaspis phillipsi BARBOUR, 1913

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Higher TaxaLamprophiidae, Atractaspidinae, Colubroidea, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesE: Phillips’ Burrowing Asp
G: Phillips Erdviper 
SynonymAtractaspis phillipsi BARBOUR 1913
Atractaspis phillipsi — BROADLEY 1994
Atractaspis phillipsi — DOBIEY & VOGEL 2007
Atractaspis phillipsi — WALLACH et al. 2014: 67 
DistributionSE Sudan

Type locality: Luiga, Ang-Eazy, Sudan Map legend:
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Reproduction 
TypesHolotype: MCZ R-8782 
CommentVenomous!

Synonymy: This species has been treated as a synonym of A. microlepidota. Atractaspis phillipsi has been elevated to full species status by BROADLEY 1994. 
References
  • Barbour,T. 1913. Reptiles and amphibians from eastern Sudan. Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington 26: 145-150 - get paper here
  • Broadley, D.G. 1994. A collection of snakes from eastern Sudan, with the description of a new species of Telescopus Wagler, 1830 (Reptilia: Ophidia). Journal of African Zoology 108 (2): 201-208.
  • Dobiey, M. & Vogel, G. 2007. Venomous Snakes of Africa/Giftschlangen Afrikas. Edition Chimaira, Terralog 15, 150 pp. - 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.
 
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