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Naja multifasciata (WERNER, 1902)

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Higher TaxaElapidae, Colubroidea, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes) 
SubspeciesNaja multifasciata anomala STERNFELD 1917
Naja multifasciata duttoni (BOULENGER 1904)
Naja multifasciata multifasciata (WERNER 1902) 
Common NamesMany-banded Snake 
SynonymNaia multifasciata WERNER 1902: 347
Paranaja multifasciata — HARDING & WELCH 1980
Paranaja multifasciata — WELCH 1994: 97
Paranaja multifasciata — CHIRIO & INEICH 2006
Naja multifasciata — WÜSTER et al. 2007
Paranaja multifasciata — DOBIEY & VOGEL 2007
Paranaja multifasciata — PAUWELS & VANDE WEGHE 2008
Naja (Boulengerina) multifasciata — WALLACH et al. 2009
Boulengerina multifasciata — WALLACH et al. 2014: 121

Paranaja multifasciata anomala STERNFELD 1917
Naja anomala STERNFELD 1917: 482
Paranaja multifasciata anomala — TRAPE & ROUX-ESTÈVE 1990
Paranaja multifasciata — TRAPE & ROUX-ESTÈVE 1995: 44

Naja multifasciata duttoni (BOULENGER 1904)
Elapechis Duttoni BOULENGER 1904: 15 
DistributionW/C Democratic Republic of the Congo (Zaire), Congo (Brazzaville), Cameroon, Gabon

anomala: Cameroon.

Type locality: "der oberen Maringa, Congo." [=upper Moringa or Tshuapa River, southeastern Équateur Province, northwestern Zaire, 0˚14'S, 20˚42'E fide Lang, 1990: 25]. Map legend:
Type locality - Type locality.
TDWG region - Region according to the TDWG standard, not a precise distribution map.

NOTE: TDWG regions are generated automatically from the text in the distribution field and not in every cases it works well. We are working on it.
 
Reproductionoviparous. 
TypesHolotype: IRSNB 2015, a 525-550 mm male (Rom, 16 Jan. 1894). 
CommentVenomous!

P. m. duttoni is not listed in WELCH 1994.

Synonymy: Paranaja multifasciata is nested within Naja in a tree based on DNA sequence data and thus WÜSTER et al. suggested to synonymize it with Naja. 
References
  • Boulenger, G.A. 1904. Descriptions of two new Elapine snakes from the Congo. Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (7) 14: 14 - get paper here
  • Chifundera, K. 1990. Snakes of Zaire and their bites. Afr. Stud. Monogr. (Kyoto) 10(3): 137-157.
  • Chirio, Laurent and Ivan Ineich 2006. Biogeography of the reptiles of the Central African Republic. African Journal of Herpetology 55(1):23-59. - get paper here
  • Dobiey, M. & Vogel, G. 2007. Venomous Snakes of Africa/Giftschlangen Afrikas. Edition Chimaira, Terralog 15, 150 pp. - get paper here
  • Hughes, B. 1983. African snake faunas. Bonner Zoologische Beiträge 34: 311-356 - get paper here
  • Pauwels, O.S.G. & Vande weghe, J.P. 2008. Les reptiles du Gabon. Smithsonian Institution, Washington: 272 pp. - get paper here
  • Spawls, S., Branch,B. 1995. The Dangerous Snakes of Africa. Blandford, London, 192 pp.
  • Sternfeld,R. 1917. Reptilia und Amphibia. In: Schubotz, H. (Hrsg.): Wissenschaftliche Ergebnisse der Zweiten Deutschen Zentral-Afrika-Expedition, 1910-1911 unter Führung Adolph Friedrichs, Herzog zu Mecklenburg. Leipzig: Klinkhardt & Biermann, [Band] 1, Zoologie, Lieferung 11; S. 407-510. - get paper here
  • Trape, J.F. & R. ROUX-ESTÈVE 1990. Note sur une collection de serpents du Congo avec description d'une espèce nouvelle. Rev. Zool. Afr. (J. Afr. Zool.) 104: 375-383
  • Trape, J.F. & R. ROUX-ESTÈVE 1995. Les serpents du Congo: liste commentée et clé de détermination. Journal of African Zoology 109 (1): 31-50
  • 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. Taylor and Francis, CRC Press, 1237 pp.
  • Werner, F. 1902. Über westafrikanische Reptilien. Verh. Zool. Bot. Ges. Wien 52: 332-348
  • Wüster, Wolfgang; Steven Crookes, Ivan Ineich, Youssouph Mané, Catharine E. Pook, Jean-Francois Trape, Donald G. Broadley 2007. The phylogeny of cobras inferred from mitochondrial DNA sequences: Evolution of venom spitting and the phylogeography of the African spitting cobras (Serpentes: Elapidae: Naja nigricollis complex). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 45: 437–453 - get paper here
 
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