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Oligodon modestum GÜNTHER, 1864

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Higher TaxaColubridae, Colubrinae, Colubroidea, Serpentes (snakes) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesLuzon Kukri Snake 
SynonymOligodon modestus GÜNTHER 1864: 210
Oligodon modestum — LEVITON 1963: 473
Oligodon modestum — GAULKE 2001: 28
Oligodon modestum — FERNER et al. 2001
Oligodon modestus — GAULKE 2011: 296
Oligodon modestum — DAVID & VOGEL 2012 
DistributionPhilippine Islands (Luzon, Mindanao, Negros, Tablas, Panay)

Type locality: Philippine Islands, restricted to “Negros Oriental Province, Negros Island” (by LEVITON 1963) Map legend:
TDWG region - Region according to the TDWG standard, not a precise distribution map.

NOTE: TDWG regions are generated automatically from the text in the distribution field and not in every cases it works well. We are working on it.
 
TypesType: BMNH 1946.1.5.54 (and possibly additional specimens). 
CommentThe original description is available online (see link below). 
References
  • DAVID, PATRICK & GERNOT VOGEL 2012. A new species of the genus Oligodon Fitzinger, 1826 (Squamata: Colubridae) from Pulau Nias, Indonesia. Zootaxa 3201: 58–68
  • Ferner, John W., Rafe M. Brown, Rogelio V. Sison and Robert S. Kennedy 2000. The amphibians and reptiles of Panay Island, Philippines. Asiatic Herpetological Research 9: 1-37 - get paper here
  • Gaulke, M. 2001. Die Herpetofauna von Sibaliw (Panay), einem der letzten Tieflandregenwaldgebiete der West-Visayas, Philippinen. Teil II: Schlangen. Herpetofauna 23 (131): 23-34 - get paper here
  • Gaulke, M. 2011. The herpetofauna of Panay Island, Philippines. Edition Chimaira, 390 pp.
  • 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
  • Günther, A. 1864. The Reptiles of British India. London (Taylor & Francis), xxvii + 452 pp. - 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
  • Sison R; Gonzales P C; Ferner J W 1995. New island records from Panay, Philippines. Herpetological Review 26 (1): 48-49. - get paper here
 
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