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Lycodon fausti GAULKE, 2002

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Higher TaxaColubridae, Colubrinae, Colubroidea, Caenophidia, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes) 
Common NamesFaust’s Wolf Snake 
SynonymLycodon fausti GAULKE 2002
Lycodon fausti — GAULKE 2011: 292
Lycodon fausti — WALLACH et al. 2014: 393 
DistributionPhilippines (Panay)

Type locality: Barangay Guia, Municipality Pandan, Antique Province, NW Panay Peninsula, Philippines.  
TypesHolotype: PNM 7271 
Etymologynamed in honor of Richard Faust, former president of the Zoological Society Frankfurt until his death in November 2000. 
  • Beolens, ; Bo; Michael Watkins, and Michael Grayson 2011. The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA - get paper here
  • Gaulke, M. 2002. A new species of Lycodon from Panay Island, Philippines (Reptilia, Serpentes, Colubridae). Spixiana 25 (1): 85-92 - get paper here
  • Gaulke, M. 2011. The herpetofauna of Panay Island, Philippines. Edition Chimaira, 390 pp.
  • Gaulke, M.; Demegillo, A.; Reiter, J. & Tacud, B. 2003. Additions to the herpetofauna of Panay Island, Philippines. Salamandra 39 (2): 111-122 - 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.
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