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Oligodon macrurus (ANGEL, 1927)

IUCN Red List - Oligodon macrurus - Data Deficient, DD

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Higher TaxaColubridae, Colubrinae, Colubroidea, Caenophidia, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes) 
Common NamesAngel's Kukri Snake 
SynonymSimotes violaceus macrurus ANGEL 1927
Holarchus violaceus macrurus – BOURRET 1936
Oligodon macrurus — SMITH 1935: 207
Oligodon macrurus — SANG et al. 2009
Oligodon macrurus — WALLACH et al. 2014: 499 
DistributionVietnam (Ninh Thuan, Binh Thuan)

Type locality: Pointe Lagan, Southern Annam (= Ninh Thuan Province, Vietnam) Map legend:
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TypesHolotype: MNHN (but no longer found, Sang et al. 2009) 
  • Angel,F. 1927. Liste des reptiles et des batracien rapportés d’Indo-Chine par M.P. Chevey. Description d’une variété nouvelle de Simotes violaceus Cantor. Bull. Mus. natl. Hist. nat. Paris 33: 496-498 - 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
  • Geissler, Peter; Alexander R. Krohn, Daniel Rennert 2011. Herpetofaunal records in coastal dune areas, Binh Thuan Province, Southern Vietnam, with the rediscovery of Oligodon macrurus Angel, 1927. Russian Journal of Herpetology 18 (4): 317–324 - get paper here
  • Sang, Nguyen Van; Ho Thu Cuc, Nguyen, Quang Truong 2009. Herpetofauna of Vietnam. Chimaira, Frankfurt, 768 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.
  • THY NEANG, L. LEE GRISMER & JENNIFER C. DALTRY 2012. A new species of kukri snake (Colubridae: Oligodon Fitzinger, 1826) from the Phnom Samkos Wildlife Sanctuary, Cardamom Mountains, southwest Cambodia. Zootaxa 3388: 41–55 - get paper here
  • VASSILIEVA, ANNA B.; PETER GEISSLER, EDUARD A. GALOYAN, NIKOLAY Jr A. POYARKOV, ROBERT WAYNE VAN DEV 2013. A new species of Kukri Snake (Oligodon Fitzinger, 1826; Squamata: Colubridae) from the Cat Tien National Park, southern Vietnam. Zootaxa 3702 (3): 233–246 - get paper here
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