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Calamaria abramovi ORLOV, 2009

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Higher TaxaColubridae, Calamariinae, Colubroidea, Caenophidia, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes) 
Subspecies 
Common Names 
SynonymCalamaria abramovi ORLOV 2009
Calamaria abramovi — WALLACH et al. 2014: 134 
DistributionVietnam (Kon Tum)

Type locality: above Mang Xang Village, Ngoc Linh Mountain, Dac Glei District, Kon Tum Province, Vietnam (15°05' N 107°57' E, elevation 1700 m).  
Reproduction 
TypesHolotype: ZISP 25569 adult female, collected 15 September 1998 by Nikolai L. Orlov. 
Comment 
EtymologyThe specific epithet abramovi is given after Dr. Alexey V. Abramov (Zoological Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences, St. Petersburg, Russia) in recognition of his many contributions 10 the study of Vietnam and many records of rare and new species of animals, in particular amphibians and reptiles. 
References
  • Beolens, Bo; Michael Watkins, and Michael Grayson 2011. The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA - get paper here
  • Orlov, Nikolai L. 2009. A New Species of the Genus Calamaria (Squamata: Ophidia: Colubridae) from the Central Highlands (Ngoc Linh Nature Reserve, Ngoc Linh Mountain, Kon Tum Province), Vietnam. Russ. J. Herpetol. 16 (2): 146-154 - get paper here
  • Wallach, Van; Kenneth L. Williams , Jeff Boundy 2014. Snakes of the World: A Catalogue of Living and Extinct Species. [type catalogue] Taylor and Francis, CRC Press, 1237 pp.
 
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