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Boiga cynodon (BOIE, 1827)

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Higher TaxaColubridae, Colubrinae, Colubroidea, Caenophidia, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesE: Dog-toothed Cat Snake
G: Hundezahn-Katzennatter 
SynonymDipsas cynodon BOIE 1827: 549
Eudipsas cynodon — FITZINGER 1843
Opetiodon cynodon — DUMÉRIL & BIBRON 1854: 907
Pareas waandersi BLEEKER 1860
Dipsadomorphus cynodon — BOULENGER 1896
Boiga cynodon — BARBOUR 1912
Boiga cynodon — MERTENS 1930
Boiga cynodon — MANTHEY & GROSSMANN 1997: 320
Boiga cynodon — COX et al. 1998: 76
Boiga cynodon — CHAN-ARD et al. 1999: 156
Boiga cynodon — MATTISON 2007: 232
Boiga cynodon — GAULKE 2011: 243
Boiga cynodon — WALLACH et al. 2014: 102 
DistributionIndonesia (Bali, Bangka, Belitung, Borneo, Flores, Java, Kalimantan, Mentawai Archipelago, Nias, Riau Archipelago, Sumatra, Sumbawa, Komodo);
Malaysia (Malaya and East Malaysia); Pulau Tioman,
Philippines (Basilan, Culion, Dinagat, Leyte, Luzon, Mindanao, Palawan, Polillo, Sibutu, Panay); Sulu Archipelago,
Singapore, India (Assam ?), Bangladesh, Myanmar (= Burma), Thailand, Cambodia, Laos

Type locality: Sumatra Map legend:
TDWG region - Region according to the TDWG standard, not a precise distribution map.

NOTE: TDWG regions are generated automatically from the text in the distribution field and not in every cases it works well. We are working on it.
 
Reproductionoviparous. 
TypesType: BMNH 1946.1.2.54 (and possibly additional specimens). 
CommentDistribution: Reports of B. cynodon from Cambodia, Laos, and Vietnam are often based on misidentified B. ocellata (TILLACK et al. 2004). Not in India fide I. Das (pers. comm., 22 Dec 2011). Possibly in Bhutan (Lenz 2012). 
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