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Myersophis alpestris TAYLOR, 1963

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Higher TaxaLamprophiidae, Cyclocorinae, Colubroidea, Caenophidia, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes) 
Common Names 
SynonymMyersophis alpestris TAYLOR 1963: 430
Myersophis alpetris — BROWN & ALCALA 1970: 114
Myersophis alpestris — WALLACH et al. 2014: 462 
DistributionPhilippines (Luzon)

Type locality: elevation circa 1980 m in mountains near Banaue, Mountain Province, Luzon, Philippines.  
TypesHolotype: EHT-HMS 3109, lost fide Leviton (1983: 212) 
CommentType species: Myersophis alpestris TAYLOR 1963: 430 is the type species of the genus Myersophis TAYLOR 1963. 
  • Brown, Walter C.; Alcala, Angel C. 1970. The zoogeography of the herpetofauna of the Philippine Islands, a fringing archipelago. Proc. Cal. Acad. Sci. 38 (6): 105-130 - get paper here
  • Taylor, Edward H. 1963. New and rare oriental serpents. Copeia 1963 (2): 429-433 - 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.
  • Weinell, J. L., & Brown, R. M. 2017. Discovery of an old, archipelago-wide, endemic radiation of Philippine snakes. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 119: 144–150 [2018] - get paper here
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