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Oligodon mcdougalli WALL, 1905

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Higher TaxaColubridae, Colubrinae, Colubroidea, Caenophidia, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes) 
Common NamesE: McDougall's Kukri Snake 
SynonymOligodon mcdougalli WALL 1905
Oligodon mcdougalli — SMITH 1943: 234
Oligodon mcdougalli — DAS & CHATURVEDI 1998
Oligodon mcdougalli — WALLACH et al. 2014: 489
Oligodon mcdougalli — NGUYEN et al. 2020 
DistributionMyanmar (= Burma)

Type locality: “Sandarang, Burma” [for Sandoway, according to Smith 1943: 234, now Thandwe, Myanmar].  
TypesHolotype: BNHS = BNHM 963 
  • Beolens, Bo; Michael Watkins, and Michael Grayson 2011. The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA - get paper here
  • Das, Indraneil;Chaturvedi, Naresh 1998. Catalogue of the herpetological types in the collection of the Bombay Natural History Society. Hamadryad 23 (2): 150-156
  • Dowling H G; Jenner J V 1989. The snakes of Burma. 2. Rediscovery of the type specimen of Oligodon mcdougalli with a discussion of its relationships. J. Bombay Nat. Hist. Soc. 86 (1): 46-49 - get paper here
  • Dowling, H.G., & Jenner, J.V. 1988. Snakes of Burma: checklist of reported species and bibliography. Smithsonian Herp. Inf. Serv. (76): 19 pp. - get paper here
  • NEANG, THY; 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
  • Nguyen HN, Tran BV, Nguyen LH, Neang T, Yushchenko PV, Poyarkov NA. 2020. A new species of Oligodon Fitzinger, 1826 from the Langbian Plateau, southern Vietnam, with additional information on Oligodon annamensis Leviton, 1953 (Squamata: Colubridae). PeerJ 8: e8332 - get paper here
  • 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.
  • Wall,F. 1905. Description of a new snake from Burma, Oligodon mcdougalli. J. Bombay Nat. Hist. Soc. 16: 251-252 - get paper here
  • Wallach, Van; Kenneth L. Williams , Jeff Boundy 2014. Snakes of the World: A Catalogue of Living and Extinct Species. [type catalogue] Taylor and Francis, CRC Press, 1237 pp.
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