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Dendrelaphis underwoodi VAN ROOIJEN & VOGEL, 2008

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Higher TaxaColubridae, Ahaetuliinae, Colubroidea, Caenophidia, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes) 
Common NamesE: Underwood’s Bronzeback snake 
SynonymDendrelaphis underwoodi VAN ROOIJEN & VOGEL 2008
Dendrelaphis underwoodi — WALLACH et al. 2014: 222 
DistributionIndonesia (Java)

Type locality: Radjamandala, West java, 335 m elevation [= rajamandala, Jawa Barat, Java, Indonesia]  
TypesHolotype: RMNH 7447 
CommentBehavior: diurnal

Habitat: fully arboreal (Harrington et al. 2018) 
Etymologynamed after Garth Underwood,  
  • Beolens, Bo; Michael Watkins, and Michael Grayson 2011. The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA - get paper here
  • Blackburn, D.G. 1993. STANDARDIZED CRITERIA FOR THE RECOGNITION OF REPRODUCTIVE MODES IN SQUAMATE REPTILES. Herpetologica 49 (1): 118-132 - get paper here
  • Rooijen, J. van & Vogel, G. 2008. A new species of Dendrelaphis (Serpentes: Colubridae) from Java, Indonesia. The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology 56 (1): 189-197 - get paper here
  • Wallach, Van; Kenneth L. Williams , Jeff Boundy 2014. Snakes of the World: A Catalogue of Living and Extinct Species. [type catalogue] Taylor and Francis, CRC Press, 1237 pp.
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