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Oligodon erythrogaster BOULENGER, 1907

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Higher TaxaColubridae, Colubrinae, Colubroidea, Serpentes (snakes) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesE: Nagarkot Kukri Snake
G: Rotbauch-Kukrinatter 
SynonymOligodon erythrogaster BOULENGER 1907: 217
Oligodon erythrogaster — SMITH 1943: 232
Oligodon erythrogaster — KRAMER 1977
Oligodon erythrogaster — DAS 1996: 58
Oligodon erythrogaster — DAVID et al. 2011 
DistributionC Nepal eastwards to Sikkim, India

Type locality: Nagarkote, Nepal, 85° 30’, 27° 35’, 2000 m elevation. Map legend:
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TypesHolotype: ZSI 15850 (Indian Museum) 
CommentDistribution: Possibly in Bhutan (Lenz 2012). 
References
  • Boulenger, G.A. 1907. Description of a New Snake from Nepal. Records of the Indian Museum 1: 217 - get paper here
  • DAVID, PATRICK; INDRANEIL DAS & GERNOT VOGEL 2011. On some taxonomic and nomenclatural problems in Indian species of the genus Oligodon Fitzinger, 1826 (Squamata: Colubridae). Zootaxa 2799: 1–14 - get paper here
  • DAVID, PATRICK; TRUONG QUANG NGUYEN, TAO THIEN NGUYEN, KE JIANG, TIANBO CHEN, ALEXANDRE TEYNIÉ & THO 2012. A new species of the genus Oligodon Fitzinger, 1826 (Squamata: Colubridae) from northern Vietnam, southern China and central Laos. Zootaxa 3498: 45–62 - get paper here
  • Kästle , W., Rai, K. & Schleich, H.H. 2013. FIELD GUIDE to Amphibians and Reptiles of Nepal. ARCO-Nepal e.V., 625 pp. - get paper here
  • Kramer, E. 1977. Zur Schlangenfauna Nepals. Rev. suisse Zool., 84 (3): 721-761. - get paper here
  • Lenz, Norbert 2012. Von Schmetterlingen und Donnerdrachen - Natur und Kultur in Bhutan. Karslruher Naturhefte 4, Naturkundemuseum Karslruhe, 124 pp.
  • Sharma, R. C. 2004. Handbook Indian Snakes. AKHIL BOOKS, New Delhi, 292 pp.
  • Smith, M.A. 1943. The Fauna of British India, Ceylon and Burma, Including the Whole of the Indo-Chinese Sub-Region. Reptilia and Amphibia. 3 (Serpentes). Taylor and Francis, London. 583 pp.
  • Tillack, Frank 2008. Oligodon rhombifer WERNER, 1924, A JUNIOR SYNONYM OF Oligodon ancorus (GIRARD, 1857) (REPTILIA: SQUAMATA: COLUBRIDAE). Russian Journal of Herpetology 15 (2): 122-128 - get paper here
  • Wall, F. 1909. A second specimen of the Snake Oligodon erythrogaster from the Eastern Himalayas. J. Bombay nat. Hist. Soc. 19: 1000-1001 - get paper here
  • Wall,F. 1913. Notes on some interesting snakes recently presented to the Society. J. Bombay nat. Hist. Soc. 22: 639 - get paper here
 
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