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Boiga hoeseli RAMADHAN, ISKANDAR & SUBASRI, 2010

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Higher TaxaColubridae, Colubrinae, Colubroidea, Caenophidia, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes) 
Common NamesLesser Sundas Cat Snake 
SynonymBoiga hoeseli RAMADHAN, ISKANDAR & SUBASRI 2010
Boiga hoeseli — WALLACH et al. 2014: 104 
DistributionIndonesia (Nusa Tenggara Islands)

Type locality: La- rantuka, Flores.  
TypesHolotype: MZB Oph. 1242, an adult female. 
EtymologyNamed after J. K. P. van Hoesel who wrote the first guide book about snakes of Java, Ophidia Javanica in 1959. He died from a snake bite around 1960. 
  • Blackburn, D.G. 1993. STANDARDIZED CRITERIA FOR THE RECOGNITION OF REPRODUCTIVE MODES IN SQUAMATE REPTILES. Herpetologica 49 (1): 118-132 - get paper here
  • Lang, Ruud de 2012. Snakes of the Lesser Sunda Islands (Nusa Tenggara), Indonesia. Edition Chimaira, 349 pp.
  • Ramadhan, Gilang; Djoko T. Iskandar and Dadang R. Subasri. 2010. New Species of Cat Snake (Serpentes: Colubridae) Morphologically Similar to Boiga cynodon from the Nusa Tenggara Islands, Indonesia. Asian Herpetological Research 1 (1): 22-30 - 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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