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Elapoidis fusca BOIE, 1827

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Higher TaxaColubridae, incertae sedis, Colubroidea, Caenophidia, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes) 
Common Names 
SynonymElapodis fusca H. BOIE in F. BOIE 1826 (nomen nudum)
Elapodis fuscus SCHLEGEL 1826 (nomen nudum)
Elapoidis fusca H. BOIE in F. BOIE 1827: 519
Elapoïdis fuscus — DUMÉRIL & BIBRON 1854: 123
Elapoidis fuscus — GÜNTHER 1858
Elapoides fuscus — JAN 1862
Calamaria elapoides SCHLEGEL 1837
Elaphis sumatranus BLEEKER 1860
Elaphis sumatranus — LUDEKING 1860
Elapoides fuscus — BOULENGER 1893: 307
Elapoides fusca — KOPSTEIN 1938
Elapoides fuscus — SHINE 1994
Elapoidis fusca — MANTHEY & GROSSMANN 1997: 347
Elapoidis fuscus — WALLACH et al. 2014: 264 
DistributionIndonesia (Sumatra, Borneo, Java), Malaysia (Sabah)

Type locality: Java  
TypesSyntypes, RMNH (H. Boie and Macklot fide Haas, 1950: 559, or H. Kuhl and C.J. von Hassett fide Schlegel, 1837: 44, Dec. 1820-Sept. 1821/1823). 
CommentNot listed in STUEBING & INGER 1999.

Type species: Elapoidis fusca H. BOIE in F. BOIE 1827 is the type species of the genus Elapoidis BOIE 1827. 
  • Boie, F. 1827. Bemerkungen über Merrem's Versuch eines Systems der Amphibien, 1. Lieferung: Ophidier. Isis van Oken 20: 508-566. - get paper here
  • Boulenger, G.A. 1893. Catalogue of the snakes in the British Museum (Nat. Hist.) I. London (Taylor & Francis), 448 pp. - get paper here
  • Das, I. & Yaakob, N. 2007. Status of knowledge of the Malaysian herpetofauna. In Status of biological diversity in Malaysia & threat assessment of plant species in Malaysia. in: L. S. L. Chua, L. G. Kirton & L. G. Saw (eds.), Status of biological diversity in Malaysia & threat assessment of plant species in Malaysia. Forest Research Institute Malaysia, Kepong, pp. 31-81
  • David,P. & Vogel,G. 1996. The snakes of Sumatra. An annotated checklist and key with natural history notes. Bücher Kreth, Frankfurt/M.
  • Jan, G. 1865. Iconographie générale des ophidiens. 12. Livraison. J.B. Bailière et Fils, Paris - get paper here
  • Manthey, U. & Grossmann, W. 1997. Amphibien & Reptilien Südostasiens. Natur und Tier Verlag (Münster), 512 pp. - get paper here
  • Shine, Richard 1994. Sexual size dimorphism in snakes revisited. Copeia 1994 (2): 326-346 - get paper here
  • TEYNIÉ, ALEXANDRE; PATRICK DAVID, & ANNEMARIE OHLER 2010. Note on a collection of Amphibians and Reptiles from Western Sumatra (Indonesia), with the description of a new species of the genus Bufo. Zootaxa 2416: 1–43 - get paper here
  • Vogel, G. & G. KÖHLER 1996. Notes on the occurrence of Elapoidis fusca BOIE 1827 on Borneo (Reptilia: Serpentes: Colubridae). Senckenbergiana Biologica 76 (1/2): 61-63.
  • 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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