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Chamaelycus parkeri (ANGEL, 1934)

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Higher TaxaLamprophiidae, Lamprophiinae, Colubroidea, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes) 
Common NamesParker's Banded Snake 
SynonymOophilositum parkeri ANGEL 1934
Oophilositum parkeri — DE WITTE 1962: 72
Chamaelycus parkeri — BROADLEY 1998
Chamaelycus parkeri — WALLACH et al. 2014: 157 
DistributionC/E Democratic Republic of the Congo (Zaire), Congo (Brazzaville), Angola

Type locality: "Kabulire (dans les forêts situées à l'Ouest du lac Kivu, alt. 1.040 m.)," [Zaire]. Map legend:
TDWG region - Region according to the TDWG standard, not a precise distribution map.

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TypesHolotype: MNHN 1934-11, male (G. Babault). 
  • Angel, F. 1934. Remarques sur le genre Oophilositum Parker (Colubridé aglyphe) et description d'une espèce nouvelle. Bull. Soc. Zool. France 59: 417-419
  • Broadley, D.G. 1998. The reptilian fauna of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (Congo-Kinshasa). In: Schmidt, K.P. and Noble, G.K., Contributions to the Herpetology of the Belgian Congo... [reprint of the 1919 and 1923 papers]. SSAR Facsimile reprints in Herpetology, 780 pp.
  • Chifundera, K. 1990. Snakes of Zaire and their bites. Afr. Stud. Monogr. (Kyoto) 10(3): 137-157.
  • Trape, J.F. & R. ROUX-ESTÈVE 1990. Note sur une collection de serpents du Congo avec description d'une espèce nouvelle. Rev. Zool. Afr. (J. Afr. Zool.) 104: 375-383
  • Trape, J.F. & R. ROUX-ESTÈVE 1995. Les serpents du Congo: liste commentée et clé de détermination. Journal of African Zoology 109 (1): 31-50
  • 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.
  • Witte, G. F. de 1962. Genera des serpents du Congo et du Ruanda-Urundi. Mus. Roy. de l'Afr. Centrale, Tervuren, Belgium, Ann. (Ser 8o, Sci. Zool.) no. 104 203 pp.
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