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Crotaphopeltis braestrupi RASMUSSEN, 1985

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Higher TaxaColubridae, Colubrinae, Colubroidea, Caenophidia, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes) 
Common Names 
SynonymCrotaphopeltis braestrupi RASMUSSEN 1985
Crotaphopeltis acarina ROMAN 1974
Crotaphopeltis braestrupi — WALLACH et al. 2014: 199 
DistributionSomalia, Upper Volta (Burkina Faso) [Crotaphopeltis acarina ROMAN, 1974] Map legend:
TDWG region - Region according to the TDWG standard, not a precise distribution map.

NOTE: TDWG regions are generated automatically from the text in the distribution field and not in every cases it works well. We are working on it.
TypesHolotype: CAS 153373 
CommentCrotaphopeltis acarina ROMAN 1974 may be a synonym of C. hippocrepis (TRAPE & MANÉ 2006). 
  • Lanza, B. 1990. Amphibians and reptiles of the Somali Democratic Republic: check list and biogeography. Biogeographia, 14: 407-465 [1988]
  • Rasmussen J B 1985. A new species of Crotaphopeltis from east Africa, with remarks on the identity of Dipsas hippocrepis Reinhardt, 1843 (Serpentes: Boiginae). Steenstrupia 11 (4): 113-129
  • Roman, B. 1974. Deux espèces du genre Crotaphopeltis (Colubridés Ophistoglyphes) dans le territoire de Haute-Volta: Crotaphopeltis hotamboeia (Laurent) et Crotaphopeltis acarina n. sp. Notes et documents Voltaïques 8 (1): 13 pp
  • Trape, J.-F. & Mané, Y. 2006. Guide des serpents d’Afrique occidentale. Savane et désert. [Senegal, Gambia, Mauritania, Mali, Burkina Faso, Niger]. IRD Editions, Paris, 226 pp. - get paper here
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