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Leioheterodon geayi (MOCQUARD, 1905)

IUCN Red List - Leioheterodon geayi - Least Concern, LC

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Higher TaxaPseudoxyrhophiidae, Colubroidea, Caenophidia, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes) 
Common Names 
SynonymLioheterodon geayi MOCQUARD 1905
Lioheterodon voeltzkowi BOETTGER 1913
Leioheterodon geayi — GLAW & VENCES 1994: 331
Leioheterodon geayi — NAGY et al. 2003
Leioheterodon geayi — SCHLÜTER 2013: 19
Leioheterodon geayi — WALLACH et al. 2014: 365 

Type locality: "de la plaine de Fiherena." [Toliara Province, Madagascar].  
TypesHolotype: MNHN-RA 1905.0137, a 930 mm male (Geay) 
  • Beolens, Bo; Michael Watkins, and Michael Grayson 2011. The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA - get paper here
  • D'Cruze, Neil; Annette Olsonn, David Henson, Sunil Kumar, and David Emmett. 2009. The Amphibians and Reptiles of the Lower Onilahy River Valley, a Temporary Protected Area in Southwest Madagascar. Herp. Cons. Biol. 4: 62-79 - get paper here
  • Glaw ,F. & Vences, M. 1994. A Fieldguide to the Amphibians and Reptiles of Madagascar. Vences & Glaw Verlag, Köln (ISBN 3-929449-01-3)
  • GLOS, Julian 2012. Lebensraum Trockenwald – die Menabe-Region im Westen von Madagaskar. Terraria-Elaphe 2012 (6): 54-57 - get paper here
  • Hilgartner, R. Raoilison, M. 2005. Freilandbeobachtungen am Madagaskar-Leguan Oplurus cuvieri GRAY, 1831. Reptilia (Münster) 10 (53): 64-69 - get paper here
  • Mocquard, M.F. 1905. Description de deux nouvelles especes de Reptiles. Bull. Mus. Hist. Nat., Paris 11: 288-290 - get paper here
  • Schlüter, Uwe 2013. Madagaskarleguane - Lebensweise, Pflege und Fortpflanzung. KUS-Verlag, 88 pp. - 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.
  • Wright, Adam 1995. The Malagasy hognose snakes genus Lioheterodon. Reptilian 3 (3): 7-8
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