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Chrysopelea rhodopleuron BOIE, 1827

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Higher TaxaColubridae, Ahaetuliinae, Colubroidea, Caenophidia, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes) 
SubspeciesChrysopelea rhodopleuron rhodopleuron BOIE 1827
Chrysopelea rhodopleuron viridis FISCHER 1880 
Common NamesMoluccan Flying Snake 
SynonymChrysopelea rhodopleuron BOIE 1827: 547
Chrysopelea rhodopleuron — DUMÉRIL & BIBRON 1854: 1045
Leptophis doleschalii JAN (catalogue name)
Chrysopelea rhodopleuron — ISKANDAR & ERDELEN 2006
Chrysopelea rhodopleuron — WALLACH et al. 2014: 168

Chrysopelea rhodopleuron viridis FISCHER 1880
Chrysopelea viridis FISCHER 1880: 222
Chrysopelea rhodopleuron viridis — DE LANG & VOGEL 2005
Chrysopelea rhodopleuron viridis — KOCH 2012 
DistributionIndonesia (Amboina, Sulawesi)

viridis: Sulawesi

Type locality: Ambon, Indonesia Map legend:
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Reproductionoviparous. 
TypesLectotype, RMNH 889, a 1490 mm female (C.G.C. Reinwardt, 26 June-19 July 1821). 
CommentChrysopelea rhodopleuron viridis was described from one specimen that has been destroyed during World War II (fide TILLACK in Sauria 28 (2): 42). It’s status is unclear. 
References
  • Bauer, A.M. 2016. Southeast Asian and Australasian Herpetological Collections from the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries in the Zoological Museum of Berlin. In: Naturalists, Explorers and Field Scientists in South-East Asia and Australasia. [type catalogue] Topics in Biodiversity and Conservation 15: 89-108 - get paper here
  • Boie, F. 1827. Bemerkungen über Merrem's Versuch eines Systems der Amphibien, 1. Lieferung: Ophidier. Isis van Oken 20: 508-566. - get paper here
  • Brongersma, L.D. 1933. Herpetological Notes I-IX. Zoologische Mededelingen 16 (1/2): 1-29 - get paper here
  • Duméril, A. M. C., Bibron, G. & DUMÉRIL, A. H. A., 1854. Erpétologie générale ou histoire naturelle complète des reptiles. Tome septième. Deuxième partie, comprenant l'histoire des serpents venimeux. Paris, Librairie Encyclopédique de Roret: i-xii + 781-1536 - get paper here
  • Fischer, J. G. 1880. Neue Reptilien und Amphibien. Archiv für Naturgeschichte 46 (1): 215-227 - get paper here
  • Iskandar, Djoko T. and Walter R. Erdelen 2006. Conservation of amphibians and reptiles in Indonesia: issues and problems. Amphibian & Reptile Conservation 4 (1): 60-87 - get paper here
  • Koch, A. 2012. Discovery, Diversity, and Distribution of the Amphibians and Reptiles of Sulawesi and its offshore islands. Edition Chimaira, 374 pp. [ISBN 978-3-89973-432-4] - get paper here
  • Kopstein,P.F. 1926. Reptilien von den Molukken und den benachbarten Inseln. Zoologische Mededelingen 1: 71-112 - get paper here
  • Lang, R. de & G. Vogel 2005. The snakes of Sulawesi. A field guide to the land snakes of Sulawesi with identification keys. Frankfurter Beiträge zur Naturkunde, 25, Edition Chimaira, Frankfurt am Main, 312 pp.
  • 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.
 
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