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Boiga kraepelini STEJNEGER, 1902

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Higher TaxaColubridae, Colubrinae, Colubroidea, Caenophidia, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesKelung Cat Snake 
SynonymBoiga kraepelini STEJNEGER 1902
Dipsadomorphus kraepelini — WALL 1903: 94
Boiga kraepelini — STEJNEGER 1907: 381
Dinodon multitemporalis OSHIMA 1910
Boiga sinensis SCHMIDT 1925
Boiga kraepelini sinensis — MELL 1931 [1929]
Boiga multitemporalis — BOURRET 1935
Boiga multitemporalis — SMITH 1943: 356
Boiga kraepelini — ZIEGLER 2002: 221
Boiga kraepelini — WALLACH et al. 2014: 105 
DistributionN Taiwan, S China (Taiwan, Hainan, Fujian, Guangsi, Guangdong, Guizhou and Sichuan, Zhejiang), N Vietnam, Laos.

Type locality: Kelung (= Keelung or Chilung), Formosa (= Taiwan), China. 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. 
TypesHolotype: ZMH R04377 (formerly no. 1565), but MNHN fide Sang et al. 2009 
Comment 
References
  • Ananjeva, Natalia Borisovna; Evgeny E. Golynsky, Si-Min Lin, Nikolai L. Orlov, Hui-Yun Tseng 2015. Modeling Habitat Suitability to Predict the Potential Distribution of the Kelung Cat Snake Boiga kraepelini Steineger, 1902 Russ. J. Herpetol. 22 (3): 197-205
  • Blackburn, D.G. 1993. STANDARDIZED CRITERIA FOR THE RECOGNITION OF REPRODUCTIVE MODES IN SQUAMATE REPTILES. Herpetologica 49 (1): 118-132 - get paper here
  • Bourret,R. 1935. Notes herpétologiques sur l'Indochine Française X. Les serpents de la station d’altitude du Tam-dao. Bull. Gen. Instr. Pub. Hanoi 8 (avril): 259-271 (1-13)
  • Dieckmann, Simon; Gerrut Norval and Jean-Jay Mao. 2010. A record of the Taiwanese tree snake (Boiga kraepelini Stejneger, 1902) as prey of the many-banded krait Bungarus multicinctus multicinctus Blyth, 1861. Herpetology Notes 3: 291-292. - get paper here
  • Groen,J. 2008. Het Boiga-genus. Lacerta 66 (1-3): 64-79 - get paper here
  • Huang, Mei-hua;Yang, You-jin;Xie, Xingfu;Qu, Yun-fang 1998. Karyotype of the Chinese endemic species Boiga kraepelini Stejneger (Colubridae). Russ. J. Herpetol. 5 (1): 43 - get paper here
  • Mell,R. 1931. List of Chinese snakes. Lingnan Sci. Jour., Canton, 8 [1929]: 199-219.
  • Orlov, Nikolai L. and Sergei A. Ryabov 2002. A new species of the genus Boiga (Serpentes, Colubridae, Colubrinae) from Tanahjampea Island and description of "black form" of Boiga cynodon Complex from Sumatra (Indonesia). Russ. J. Herpetol. 9 (1): 33-56 - get paper here
  • Sang, Nguyen Van; Ho Thu Cuc, Nguyen, Quang Truong 2009. Herpetofauna of Vietnam. Chimaira, Frankfurt, 768 pp.
  • Stejneger, L. 1910. The batrachians and reptiles of Formosa. Proc. US Natl. Mus. 38: 91-114 - get paper here
  • Stejneger,L. 1902. A new opisthoglyph snake from Formosa. Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington 15: 15-17 - get paper here
  • Tillack, F.; Ziegler, T. & Le Khac Quyet 2004. Eine neue Art der Gattung Boiga FITZINGER 1826 (Serpentes: Colubridae: Colubrinae) aus dem zentralen Vietnam. Sauria 26 (4): 3-13 - get paper here
  • Vogel, G. 1994. Boiga multitemporalis BOURRET, 1935 - ein Junior-Synonym von Boiga kraepelini STEJNEGER, 1902 (Serpentes: Colubridae). Sauria 16 (1): 15-20. - get paper here
  • Wall, F. 1903. A prodromus of the snakes hitherto recorded from China, Japan, and the Loo Choo Islands, with some notes. Proc. Zool. Soc. London 1903: 84-102 - 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.
  • Zhao, E.M. 2006. The snakes of China [in Chinese]. Hefei, China, Anhui Sience & Technology Publ. House, Vol. I, 372 pp., Vol. II (color plates), 280 pp.
  • Ziegler, T. 2002. Die Amphibien und Reptilien eines Tieflandfeuchtwald-Schutzgebietes in Vietnam. Natur und Tier Verlag (Münster), 342 pp. - get paper here
  • Ziegler, Thomas; Nikolai L. Orlov, Thomas T. Giang, Nguyen Quang Truong, Nguyen Thien Tao, Le Khac Quyet, Nguyen Vu Khoi and Vu Ngoc Thanh 2010. New records of cat snakes, Boiga Fitzinger, 1826 (Squamata, Serpentes, Colubridae), from Vietnam, inclusive of an extended diagnosis of Boiga bourreti Tillack, Le & Ziegler, 2004. Zoosyst. Evol. 86 (2): 263–274
 
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