Oligodon booliati LEONG & GRISMER, 2004
Can you confirm these amateur observations of Oligodon booliati?
|Higher Taxa||Colubridae, Colubrinae, Colubroidea, Caenophidia, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes)|
|Synonym||Oligodon booliati LEONG & GRISMER 2004|
Oligodon booliati — WALLACH et al. 2014: 484
|Distribution||West Malaysia (Pulau Tioman)|
Type locality: primary forest along the Tekek-Juara trail, ca. 150 m elevation., Pulau Tioman (Pahang, Peninsular Malaysia).
|Types||Holotype: ZRC.2.5153, adult female, collected on the night of 16 July, 2001, at 2130 hrs by T. M. Leong and K. M. Crane.|
Paratypes: (1) BPBM 13933, subadult male, collected on 17 April 1962 by J. R. Hendrickson, at Ulu Lalang, ca. 700 m elevation and (2) ZMB 64446, adult female, collected in May 2001 by W. Grossmann and C. Scafer on the top of the Tekek-Juara Trail at 300 m elevation.
|Comment||Known only from a few specimens.|
|Etymology||named in honor of Lim Boo Liat, of the Department of Wildlife and National Parks (Peninsular Malaysia), whose contributions to our better understanding of Malaysia's natural history dates back to the 1950's.|