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Lycodon flavomaculatus WALL, 1907

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Higher TaxaColubridae, Colubrinae, Colubroidea, Caenophidia, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesYellow-spotted Wolf Snake 
SynonymLycodon flavomaculatus WALL 1907: 612
Ophites flavomaculatus — WALL 1923: 613
Lycodon flavomaculatus — SMITH 1943: 262
Lycodon flavomaculatus — LANZA 1999: 95
Lycodon flavomaculatus — WALMIKI et al. 2011
Lycodon flavomaculatus — WALLACH et al. 2014: 394 
DistributionIndia (NW Ghats, Gujarat, Maharashtra (Talegaon, Uran), Madhya Pradesh, Tamil Nadu)

Type locality: Dharwar, India.  
Reproductionoviparous. 
TypesType: BNHM (Collection of the Bombay Natural History Society) 
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Etymology 
References
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  • Captain, A. 1999. On the identification of Lycodon flavomaculatus Wall 1907. J. Bombay Nat. Hist. Soc. 96:323–327 - get paper here
  • CHIKANE, S. & H. S. Bhosale 2012. Die Reptilien von Kaas, nördliche Western Ghats, Maharashtra, Indien, mit Bemerkungen zu Vorzugsbiotopen, Häufigkeiten und Gefährdung. Sauria 34 (3): 3-15 - get paper here
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  • Jadhav, Pavan Laxmanrao; Shivaji P Chavan and Harshad Sudarshan Trimukhe 2018. Snake species diversity and their distribution in and around Nanded city, Maharashtra, India. Journal of Entomology and Zoology Studies 2018; 6(4): 1855-1860
  • Lanza,B. 1999. A new species of Lycodon from the Philippines, with a key to the genus (Reptilia: Serpentes: Colubridae). Tropical Zoology 12: 89-104 - get paper here
  • Melvinselvan, G., R. S. Narayanan and V. Sharma 2016. Geographic Distribution: Lycodon flavomaculatus (Yellow-spotted Wolf Snake). Herpetological Review 47(3): 427.
  • Mukherjee, Debanik and S. Bhupathy 2007. A new species of wolf snake (Serpentes: Colubridae: Lycodon) from Anaikatti Hills, Western Ghats, Tamil Nadu, India. Russ. J. Herpetol. 14 (1):21-26. - get paper here
  • Murthy, T.S.N. 1991. A rare Wolf Snake, Lycodon flavomaculatus, from the Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve, south India. The Snake 23:104-106.
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  • Narayanan, Surya; Naveen Joseph, Melvin Selvan, and Ahmed Jerith 2017. Notes on the southernmost distributional record for the Yellow-spotted Wolfsnake, Lycodon cf. flavomaculatus (Wall 1907), from Tamil Nadu, India. IRCF Reptiles & Amphibians 24 (2): 115–117 - get paper here
  • Patel, Harshil; Raju Vyas, Vaibhav Naik, Bhautik Dudhatra & Shantilal K. Tank 2018. Herpetofauna of the Northern Western Ghats of Gujarat, India. Zoology and Ecology, DOI: 10.1080/21658005.2018.1499237 - get paper here
  • Sharma, R. C. 2004. Handbook Indian Snakes. AKHIL BOOKS, New Delhi, 292 pp.
  • Sharma, Vivek; Arpit Jain, and Rita Bhandari 2015. A New Locality for the Elusive and Endemic Yellow-Spotted Wolf Snake (Lycodon flavomaculatus Wall 1907), with Notes on Distribution and Habitat IRCF Reptiles & Amphibians 22 (4): 164–167  - get paper here
  • Trivedi, Krunal and Vyom Shah 2017. Occurrence of the Yellow-spotted Wolf Snake (Lycodon flavomaculatus Wall 1907) in Surat, Gujarat, India IRCF Reptiles & Amphibians 24 (3): 201–202 - get paper here
  • Vyas, R. 1987. A list of the snakes of Bhavnagar District, Gujarat. J. Bombay Nat. Hist. Soc. 84 (1): 227 - 230 - get paper here
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