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Naja mandalayensis SLOWINSKI & WÜSTER, 2000

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Higher TaxaElapidae, Colubroidea, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes) 
Common Names 
SynonymNaja mandalayensis SLOWINSKI & WÜSTER 2000
Naja mandalayensis — LEVITON et al. 2003
Naja (Naja) mandalayensis — WALLACH et al. 2009
Naja mandalayensis — WALLACH et al. 2014: 461 
DistributionMyanmar (Burma). Endemic to the central dry zone, encompassing the Mandalay, Magwe, and Sagaing Divisions.

Type locality: Monywa (N 22° 13’, E 95° 20’), Sagaing Division, Myanmar.  
TypesHolotype: CAS 207097 
  • Leviton, Alan E.; Guinevere O.U. Wogan; Michelle S. Koo; George R. Zug; Rhonda S. Lucas and Jens V. Vindum 2003. The Dangerously Venomous Snakes of Myanmar Illustrated Checklist with Keys. Proc. Cal. Acad. Sci. 54 (24): 407–462 - get paper here
  • Slowinski, Joseph B. and Wolfgang Wüster. 2000. A new cobra (Elapidae: Naja) from Myanmar (Burma). Herpetologica 56 (2): 257-270 - get paper here
  • Thompson, C. & Thompson, T. 2008. First contact in the Greater Mekong - new species discoveries. WWF, 40 pp. - get paper here
  • Wallach, V.; Wüster, W. & Broadley, D.G. 2009. In praise of subgenera: taxonomic status of cobras of the genus Naja Laurenti (Serpentes: Elapidae). Zootaxa 2236: 26–36 - 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.
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