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Lycodonomorphus obscuriventris FITZSIMONS, 1963

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Higher TaxaLamprophiidae, Lamprophiinae, Colubroidea, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesFloodplain Water Snake 
SynonymLycodonomorphus whytii obscuriventris FITZSIMONS 1963
Lycodonomorphus whytii obscuriventris — FITZSIMONS 1966
Lycodonomorphus obscuriventris — BRANCH 1993: 1
Lycodonomorphus obscuriventris — BROADLEY 1995
Lycodonomorphus obscuriventris — BROADLEY & BLAYLOCK 2013
Lycodonomorphus obscuriventris — WALLACH et al. 2014: 398 
DistributionS Malawi, Mozambique, SE Zimbabwe, NE South Africa (Broadley 1995).

Type locality: Ngirivane Windmill, Kruger National Park, Transvaal, South Africa, approx. 24° 20’ S, 31° 40’ E. Map legend:
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Reproductionoviparous. 
TypesType: TM 26665 
CommentHabitat: floodplains 
EtymologyNamed after the collector of the types, “Mr. Alex. White, F.Z.S.” (but still spelled “whytii” in the original description of Boulenger). 
References
  • Bates, M.F.; Branch, W.R., Bauer, A.M.; Burger, M., Marais, J.; Alexander, G.J. & de Villliers, M.S. (eds.) 2014. Atlas and Red List of the Reptiles of South Africa, Lesotho, and Swaziland. Suricata 1. South African National Biodiversity Institute, Pretoria, 512 pp.
  • Branch, William R. 1993. A Photographic Guide to Snakes and Other Reptiles of Southern Africa. Cape Town: Struik Publishers, 144 S.
  • Broadley, D. & Blaylock 2013. The Snakes of Zimbabwe and Botswana. Chimaira, Frankfurt, 387 pp. [book review in Sauria 35 (2): 59 and Copeia 2014: 388] - get paper here
  • Broadley, D.G. 1995. A small collection of reptiles and amphibians from central and southern Malawi. African Herp News (24): 16-18
  • FitzSimons, V. 1963. A new subspecies of water-snake from Kruger National Park. Koedoe 7: 26-29
  • Fitzsimons, V. 1966. A check-list, with syntopic keys, to the snakes of southern Africa. Annals of the Transvaal Museum 25 (3): 35-79 - get paper here
  • 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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