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Herpetoreas burbrinki GUO, ZHU, LIU, ZHNAG, LI, HUANG & PYRON, 2014

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Higher TaxaColubridae (Natricinae), Colubroidea, Caenophidia, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes) 
Common NamesE: Burbrink’s Keelback
Chinese: Chayu Fulianshe 
SynonymHerpetoreas burbrinki GUO, ZHU, LIU, ZHNAG, LI, HUANG & PYRON 2014 
DistributionChina (Xizang)

Type locality: Zayu County, Xizang A. R., China, at an elevation of 1889 m  
TypesHolotype: YBU 071128, an adult male, collected in Sep. 2007 
EtymologyThis species is named after the herpetologist Frank T. Burbrink of Peoria, Illinois, in recognition of his contributions to snake systematics and evolution. 
  • GUO, PENG; FEI ZHU, QIN LIU, LIANG ZHANG, JIAN X. LI, YU Y. HUANG & R. ALEXANDER PYRON 2014. A taxonomic revision of the Asian keelback snakes, genus Amphiesma (Serpentes: Colubridae: Natricinae), with description of a new species. Zootaxa 3873 (4): 425–440 - get paper here
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