Bungarus slowinskii KUCH, KIZIRIAN, NGUYEN, LAWSON, DONNELLY & MEBS, 2005
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|Higher Taxa||Elapidae, Colubroidea, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes)|
|Common Names||E: Red River Krait|
|Synonym||Bungarus slowinskii KUCH, KIZIRIAN, NGUYEN, LAWSON, DONNELLY & MEBS 2005|
Bungarus slowinskii — WALLACH et al. 2014: 130
|Distribution||N Vietnam (Yen Bai, Lao Cai, Quang Nam, Quang Tri, Thua Thien-Hue, Khammouane), Laos|
Type locality: Vietnam, Yen Bai Province, Van Yen District, from a stream near Na Hau Commune, 21°46’N, 104°32’E, 540 m elevation. Map legend:
- Type locality.
- Region according to the TDWG standard, not a precise distribution map.
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|Types||Holotype: IEBR 1172 (original number LACM FS 843), adult male, Nguyen Q. T. and D. Kizirian, 1 Oct. 2001.|
|Etymology||Named after Joseph Bruno Slowinski (1963-2001), American herpetologist, who died from snakebite at age 38. For an obituary see Donnelly & Crother 2003. For more biographical details see James (2008) and Wedlich 2017.|
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