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Cyclophiops hamptoni (BOULENGER, 1900)

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Higher TaxaColubridae, Colubrinae, Colubroidea, Caenophidia, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes) 
Common NamesHampton's Green Snake 
SynonymAblabes hamptoni BOULENGER 1900
Liopeltis hamptoni — WALL 1924: 865
Opheodrys hamptoni — SMITH 1943: 180
Entechinus hamptoni — MCDOWELL & JENNER 1988
Cyclophiops hamptoni — TORIBA 1989
Cyclophiops hamptoni — WALLACH et al. 2014: 202 
DistributionMyanmar (= Burma)

Type locality: Mogok, Burma 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: BMNH 1900.9.20.15 
CommentSynonymy partly after SMITH 1943

Uniform green above, the colour descending on to the outer margins of the ventral scales; upper lips and lower parts whitish.

Known only from the type, which is a female. 
  • Beolens, Bo; Michael Watkins, and Michael Grayson 2011. The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA - get paper here
  • Boulenger, G.A. [spelled as Boulanger] 1900. Description of a new Snake of the genus Ablabes from Burma. J. Bombay Nat. Hist. Soc. 13: 553 - get paper here
  • Boulenger,G.A. 1900. Description of a new snake of the genus Ablabes from Burma. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (7) 6: 409 - get paper here
  • Dowling, H.G., & Jenner, J.V. 1988. Snakes of Burma: checklist of reported species and bibliography. Smithsonian Herp. Inf. Serv. (76): 19 pp. - get paper here
  • Smith, M.A. 1943. The Fauna of British India, Ceylon and Burma, Including the Whole of the Indo-Chinese Sub-Region. Reptilia and Amphibia. 3 (Serpentes). Taylor and Francis, London. 583 pp.
  • Toriba, M. 1989. A book review: Snake of the Orient, a Checklist, by Kenneth R. G. Welch, 1988, Krieger, Melbourune, Florida, vii+183pp. (in Japanese). Japanese Journal of Herpetology 13 (1): 21-25.
  • Wall,F. 1924. A Hand-list of the Snakes of the Indian Empire. Part 3. J. Bombay nat. Hist. Soc. 29: 864-878 - get paper here
  • 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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