Lycodon cavernicolus GRISMER, QUAH, ANUAR M.S., MuiN, WOOD & NOR, 2014
Can you confirm these amateur observations of Lycodon cavernicolus?
|Higher Taxa||Colubridae, Colubrinae, Colubroidea, Caenophidia, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes)|
|Common Names||Gua Wang Burma Wolf Snake|
|Synonym||Lycodon cavernicolus GRISMER, QUAH, ANUAR M.S., MuiN, WOOD & NOR 2014|
|Distribution||Peninsular Malaysia (Perlis)|
Type locality: Gua Wang Burma, Perlis State Park, Perlis, Peninsular Malaysia (6°41.594N 100°11.400E at 175 m elevation).
|Types||Holotype: LSUHC 9985, adult female, collected on 12 March 2011 by Evan S.H. Quah and Shahrul Anuar M.S.|
Paratype. Juvenile male (LSUHC 10500) has the same data as the holotype except for being collected on 23 May 2010.
|Etymology||The specific epithet “cavernicolus” is an adjective derived from the Latin caverna meaning “cave” and the Latin cola meaning “dweller of” and refers to this species being a cave-dweller.|