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Lycodon rosozonatus (HU & ZHAO, 1972)

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Higher TaxaColubridae, Colubrinae, Colubroidea, Caenophidia, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes) 
Common NamesE: Rose Big-tooth Snake
Russian: краснопоясный волкозуб
Chinese: 粉链蛇 
SynonymDinodon rosozonatum HU & ZHAO in ZHAO 1972
Dinodon cancellatum DUMÉRIL, BIBRON & DUMÉRIL 1854
Coronella striata HALLOWELL 1856: 152
Dinodon rufozonatus formosana BOETTGER 1885
Dinodon rosozonatum — GUO et al. 1999
Dinodon rosozonatum — ORLOV & RYABOV 2004
Lycodon rosozonatus — SILER et al. 2013 (by implication)
Dinodon rosozonatum — WALLACH et al. 2014: 236 
DistributionChina (Hainan), Vietnam, Russia (Primorsky), 80-580 m elevation.

Type locality: Dali, Mt. Diaoluo, Hainan Prov.; 200 m elevation  
TypesHolotype: CIB 64III6089, Male; 5. 21, 1964.
Syntypes: (2) ANSP 3477-78; China, Ningpo [Coronella striata HALLOWELL] 
CommentZhao & Adler 1993 cite the source of this species as HU & ZHAO in ZHAO 1972, (Key to Chinese snakes) although Hu et al. 1975 also describe this species as new (in “Three new species of reptiles from Hainan Island”). 
  • Guo, P., F. J. Zhang, and Y. Y. Chen. 1999. Catalogue of type specimens of reptiles in the Herpetological Collections of Chengdu Institute of Biology,the Chinese Academy of Sciences. Asiatic Herpetological Research 8: 43~47 - get paper here
  • Hu S., Djao [Zhao] E., and Huang Z. 1975. Three new species of reptiles from Hainan Island, Guangdong Province (in Chinese with English abstract). Acta Zool. Sinica, Peking, 21(4): 379-384 (English translation by Akihiro Koshikawa 1982, Smithsonian Herp. Inf. Serv, Washington, 53: 1-9). - get paper here
  • Hu S., Djao [Zhao] E., and Huang Z. 1982. Three new species of reptiles from Hainan Island, Guangdong Province [English translation of the original paper by Koshikawa, Akihiro]. Smithsonian Herp. Inf. Serv. (53): 1-9 - get paper here
  • Janssen HY, Pham CT, Ngo HT, Le MD, Nguyen TQ, Ziegler T 2019. A new species of Lycodon Boie, 1826 (Serpentes, Colubridae) from northern Vietnam. ZooKeys 875: 1-29 - get paper here
  • Kunz, K. 2012. Delikatessen für Jungschlangen: Froschschenkel und Stint. Reptilia (Münster) 17 (95): 82-84 - get paper here
  • LUU, VINH QUANG; THOMAS ZIEGLER, NGHIA VAN HA, MINH DUC LE, TUOI THI HOANG 2019. A new species of Lycodon Boie, 1826 (Serpentes: Colubridae) from Thanh Hoa Province, Vietnam. Zootaxa 4586 (2): 261-277 - get paper here
  • Nguyen, S.V., Ho, C.T. and Nguyen, T.Q. 2009. Herpetofauna of Vietnam. Chimaira, Frankfurt, 768 pp.
  • Orlov, N. & S. A. Ryabov 2004. Revalidization and change of taxonomic status of Dinodon rufozonatum meridionale Bourret, 1935 (Serpentes: Colubridae: Colubrinae). Russ. J. Herpetol. 11(3): 181-197 - get paper here
  • Siler, C. D., Oliveros, C. H., Santanen, A., Brown, R. M. 2013. Multilocus phylogeny reveals unexpected diversification patterns in Asian wolf snakes (genus Lycodon). Zoologica Scripta 42: 262–277 - 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.
  • Zhao, E.M. 2006. The snakes of China [in Chinese]. Hefei, China, Anhui Sience & Technology Publ. House, Vol. I, 372 pp., Vol. II (color plates), 280 pp.
  • Zhao, ER MI [as ER MIE DJAO] 1972. Key to Chinese snakes (in Chinese). Mater. Herpetol. Res., 1, Chengdu (in Chinese).
  • Zhao,E. & Adler,K. 1993. Herpetology of China. SSAR, Oxford/Ohio, 1-522
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