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Eryx borrii LANZA & NISTRI, 2005

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Higher TaxaBoidae (Erycinae, Erycidae), Henophidia, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes) 
Common Names 
SynonymEryx borrii LANZA & NISTRI 2005
Eryx borrii — WALLACH et al. 2014: 287 

Type locality: Biji (400 m elevation) 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 1900.11.28.4 
EtymologyNamed after Dr Marco Borri (Sezione Zoologica «La Specola», Museo di Storia Naturale dell’Università degli Studi di Firenze), irreplaceable companion and valuable collaborator of the authors during several expeditions in Italy and abroad. 
  • Lanza, B.; Nistri, A. 2005. Somali Boidae (genus Eryx Daudin 1803) and Pythonidae (genus Python Daudin 1803) (Reptilia Serpentes). Tropical Zoology 18 (1): 67-136. - 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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