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Lycophidion pembanum LAURENT, 1968

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Higher TaxaLamprophiidae, Lamprophiinae, Colubroidea, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes) 
Common NamesE: Pemba Wolf Snake
G: Pemba-Wolfsnatter 
SynonymLycophidion capense pembanum LAURENT 1968
Lycophidion capense pembanum — BROADLEY & HOWELL 1991: 26
Lycophidion pembanum — BROADLEY 1996
Lycophidion pembanum — WALLACH et al. 2014: 411 
DistributionTanzania (Pemba Island)

Type locality: Pemba Island. Map legend:
TDWG region - Region according to the TDWG standard, not a precise distribution map.

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TypesHolotype: BMNH 1940-1-18-74, male; parapes: BMNH, MCZ 
CommentMap: Laurent 1968: 482, Broadley 1996 
  • Broadley, D. G. & HOWELL, K. M. 1991. A check list of the reptiles of Tanzania, with synoptic keys. Syntarsus 1: 1—70
  • Broadley, D.G. 1996. A revision of the genus Lycophidion Fitzinger (Serpentes: Colubridae) in Africa south of the equator. Syntarsus 3: 1-33.
  • Laurent,R.F. 1968. A re-examination of the snake genus Lycophidion Duméril & Bibron. Bull. Mus. comp. Zool. Harvard 136 (12): 461-482 - 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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