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Crotaphopeltis braestrupi RASMUSSEN, 1985

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

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TypesHolotype: CAS 153373 
CommentCrotaphopeltis acarina ROMAN 1974 may be a synonym of C. hippocrepis (TRAPE & MANÉ 2006). 
References
  • 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. & Mane, 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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