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Oligodon maculatus (TAYLOR, 1918)

IUCN Red List - Oligodon maculatus - Least Concern, LC

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Higher TaxaColubridae, Colubrinae, Colubroidea, Serpentes (snakes) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesSpotted Kukri Snake 
SynonymHolarchus maculatus TAYLOR 1918: 364
Oligodon maculatus — BROWN & ALCALA 1970: 115
Oligodon maculatus — GREEN et al. 2010 
DistributionPhilippine Islands (Mindanao)

Type locality: Bunawan, Agusan, Philippine Islands. Map legend:
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TypesHolotype: EHT collection No. 40. 
Comment 
References
  • Brown, Walter C.; Alcala, Angel C. 1970. The zoogeography of the herpetofauna of the Philippine Islands, a fringing archipelago. Proc. Cal. Acad. Sci. 38 (6): 105-130 - get paper here
  • Green, Marc D.; Nikolai L. Orlov and Robert W. Murphy 2010. Toward a Phylogeny of the Kukri Snakes, Genus Oligodon. Asian Herpetological Research 1 (1): 1-21 - get paper here
  • Leviton,A.E. 1963. Contributions to a review of Philippine snakes. I. The snakes of the genus Oligodon. Philippine J. Sci. 91 (4): 459-484 [1962] - get paper here
  • Smith, Brian E. 1993. Notes on a collection of squamate reptiles from eastern Mindanao, Philippine Islands part 2: Serpentes. Asiatic Herpetological Research 5: 96-102 - get paper here
  • Taylor, Edward H. 1918. Two new snakes of the genus Holarchus with descriptions of other Philippine species. Philippine Journal of Science 13 (6D): 359-369, 2 plates - get paper here
 
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