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Elapsoidea broadleyi JAKOBSEN, 1997

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Higher TaxaElapidae, Colubroidea, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes) 
Common Names 
SynonymElapsoidea broadleyi JAKOBSEN 1997
Elapsoidea loveridgei (not PARKER 1949) - LANZA 1983
Elapsoidea broadleyi — DOBIEY & VOGEL 2007
Elapsoidea broadleyi — WALLACH et al. 2014: 266 
DistributionS Somalia

Type locality: "Gelib (=Jilib, 0˚28'N, 42˚50'E), Somalia." Map legend:
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TypesHolotype: MZUF 21658, a 770 mm male (G. T. Castellani, 1970). 
  • Dobiey, M. & Vogel, G. 2007. Venomous Snakes of Africa/Giftschlangen Afrikas. Edition Chimaira, Terralog 15, 150 pp. - get paper here
  • Jakobsen A. 1997. A review of some East African members of the genus Elapsoidea Bocage with the description of a new species from Somalia and a key for the genus (Reptilia, Serpentes, Elapidae). Steenstrupia 22: 59-82.
  • Lanza,B. 1983. A list of the Somali amphibians and reptiles. MONITORE ZOOLOGICO ITALIANO, new Ser., SUPPL. 18 (8): 193-247
  • 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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