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Lycodon kundui SMITH, 1943

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Higher TaxaColubridae, Colubrinae, Colubroidea, Caenophidia, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes) 
Subspecies 
Common Names 
SynonymLycodon kundui SMITH 1943: 260
Lycodon kundui — MCDOWELL & JENNER 1988
Lycodon kundui — LANZA 1999: 95
Lycodon kundui — WALLACH et al. 2014: 394 
DistributionMyanmar (= Burma) (Pegu Division)

Type locality: “Gyobyu, Taikkyi Township, Pegu district.” Map legend:
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Reproductionoviparous. 
TypesHolotype: BMNH, a 225 mm specimen (Kundu). 
Comment 
Etymologynamed after “Dr. Kundu of the Harcourt Butler Institute, Rangoon” who provided the type specimen. 
References
  • Dowling, H.G., & Jenner, J.V. 1988. Snakes of Burma: checklist of reported species and bibliography. Smithsonian Herp. Inf. Serv. (76): 19 pp. - get paper here
  • 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
  • Smith, M.A. 1943. The Fauna of British India, Ceylon and Burma, Including the Whole of the Indo-Chinese Sub-Region. Reptilia and Amphibia. 3 (Serpentes). Taylor and Francis, London. 583 pp.
  • Wallach, Van; Kenneth L. Williams , Jeff Boundy 2014. Snakes of the World: A Catalogue of Living and Extinct Species. Taylor and Francis, CRC Press, 1237 pp.
 
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