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Causus bilineatus BOULENGER, 1905

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Higher TaxaViperidae, Viperinae, Colubroidea, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesTwo-Striped Night Adder, Two-lined Night Adder 
SynonymCausus bilineatus BOULENGER 1905: 114
Causus lineatus LAURENT 1955
Causus bilineatus — WELCH 1994: 41
Causus bilineatus — MCDIARMID, CAMPBELL & TOURÉ 1999: 231
Causus bilineatus — DOBIEY & VOGEL 2007
Causus bilineatus — WALLACH et al. 2014: 150
Causus bilineatus — SPAWLS et al. 2018: 569 
DistributionAngola, Zambia, S Democratic Republic of the Congo (Zaire), Rwanda, W Tanzania

Type locality: "between Benguella and Bihe." Bocage(1895: 146) listed "Duque de Braganca, Quissange, Cacouda, and Huilla" [Angola] for the localities.  
Reproductionoviparous 
TypesSyntypes: BMNH 1905.5.29.36-40 
Diagnosis 
CommentVenomous! 
Etymology 
References
  • Boulenger, G.A. 1905. A list of the batrachians and reptiles collected by Dr. W. J. Ansorge in Angola with descriptions of new species. Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (7) 16: 105-115 - get paper here
  • Broadley, D.G. 1962. The Lined Night Adder (Causus lineatus). J. Herp. Assoc. Rhodesia 17/18: 5 - get paper here
  • Broadley, D.G. 1991. The Herpetofauna of Northern Mwinilunga Distr., Northw. Zambia. Arnoldia Zimbabwe 9 (37): 519-538
  • Broadley, D.G.; Doria, C.T. & Wigge, J. 2003. Snakes of Zambia. An Atlas and Field Guide. Edition Chimaira, Frankfurt, 280 pp. [review in Sauria 26 (3): 21]
  • Broadley, Donald G. and F. P. D. Cotterill. 2004. The reptiles of southeast Katanga, an overlooked 'hot spot'. [Congo]. African Journal of Herpetology 53 (1): 35-61. - get paper here
  • Chifundera, K. 1990. Snakes of Zaire and their bites. Afr. Stud. Monogr. (Kyoto) 10(3): 137-157.
  • Dobiey, M. & Vogel, G. 2007. Venomous Snakes of Africa - Giftschlangen Afrikas. Edition Chimaira, Terralog 15, 150 pp. - get paper here
  • Haagner,G.V.; Branch,W.R. & Haagner,A.J.F. 2000. Notes on a collection of reptiles from Zambia and adjacent areas of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Annals of the Eastern Cape Museum 1: 1 – 25
  • KUCHARZEWSKI, C 2011. OLD WORLD VIPERS. A natural history of the Azemiopinae and Viperinae von Tony PHELPS – Anmerkungen, Ergänzungen, Korrekturen. Sauria 33 (3): 19-42 - get paper here
  • Mallow, D. Ludwig, D. & Nilson, G. 2003. True Vipers: Natural History and Toxinology of Old World Vipers. Krieger, Malabar, Florida, 410 pp. [review in HR 35: 200, Reptilia 35: 74]
  • Marques, Mariana P.; Luis M. P. Ceríaco , David C. Blackburn , and Aaron M. Bauer 2018. Diversity and Distribution of the Amphibians and Terrestrial Reptiles of Angola -- Atlas of Historical and Bibliographic Records (1840–2017). Proc. Cal. Acad. Sci. (Ser. 4) 65: 1-501 (Supplement II)
  • McDiarmid, R.W.; Campbell, J.A. & Touré,T.A. 1999. Snake species of the world. Vol. 1. [type catalogue] Herpetologists’ League, 511 pp.
  • Phelps, T. 2010. Old World Vipers. Edition Chimaira, Frankfurt, 558 pp. [critical review in Sauria 33 (3): 19 and HR 43: 503]
  • Rasmussen Jens Bødtker. 2005. On the Identification and Distribution of the Two-Striped Night Adder (Causus bilineatus) and Related Forms. African Journal of Herpetology 54 (1):1-15 - get paper here
  • Spawls, S.; Howell, K.; Drewes, R.C. & Ashe, J. 2002. A field guide to the reptiles of East Africa. Academic Press, 543 pp. [reviews in HR 34: 396 and Afr. J. Herp. 51; 147] - get paper here
  • Spawls, Steve; Kim Howell, Harald Hinkel, Michele Menegon 2018. Field Guide to East African Reptiles. Bloomsbury, 624 pp. - 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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