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Lycodon zoosvictoriae NEANG, HARTMANN, HUN, SOUTER & FUREY, 2014

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Higher TaxaColubridae, Colubrinae, Colubroidea, Caenophidia, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes) 
Common NamesE: Zoos Victoria’s Wolf Snake 
SynonymLycodon zoosvictoriae NEANG, HARTMANN, HUN, SOUTER & FUREY 2014 
DistributionSW Cambodia (Pursat: Cardamom Mountains)

Type locality: N 12°09'22.0", E 102°59'18.7", 1,284 m elevation, in Phnom Samkos Wildlife Sanctuary, Cardamom Mountains, Pursat Province, southwest Cambodia.  
TypesHolotype: CBC 02238, an adult female, collected by Thy Neang and Seiha Hun, 15 June 2013. 
EtymologyThe specific epithet zoosvictoriae refers to “Zoos Victoria” – the Zoological Parks and Gardens Board of the southeastern Australian State of Victoria. “Zoos Victoria” has funded the Cardamom Mountains Research Group in collaboration with the Cambodian Ministry of Environment and Fauna & Flora International since 2006. Their support has built the capacity of Cambodian researchers and conservationists and greatly improved understanding of Cambodian herpetofauna. 
  • Kwet, Axel 2014. Neue Wolfszahnnatter aus Kambodscha. Terraria-Elaphe 2014 (6): 57 - get paper here
  • NEANG, THY; TIMO HARTMANN, SEIHA HUN, NICHOLAS J. SOUTER & NEIL M. FUREY 2014. A new species of wolf snake (Colubridae: Lycodon Fitzinger, 1826) from Phnom Samkos Wildlife Sanctuary, Cardamom Mountains, southwest Cambodia. Zootaxa 3814 (1): 068–080
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