Brachyurophis morrisi (HORNER, 1998)
Can you confirm these amateur observations of Brachyurophis morrisi?
|Higher Taxa||Elapidae (Hydrophiinae), Colubroidea, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes)|
|Synonym||Simoselaps morrisi HORNER 1998|
Simoselaps morrisi — COGGER 2000: 772
Brachyurophis morrisi — GREER 2006 (online)
Brachyurophis morrisi — WILSON & SWAN 2010: 460
Brachyurophis morrisi — WALLACH et al. 2014: 125
|Distribution||Australia (Northern Territory)|
Type locality: Elcho Island, 12°03'S, 135°34'E, NT Map legend:
- Type locality.
- 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.
|Types||Holotype: NTM R.22951, an adult male|
|Etymology||named after “Ian James Morris, naturalist and author, in recognition of his contribution to our understanding of the Northen Territory fauna. He first collected and photographed S. morrisi in 1970 at Lake Evella airstrip."|