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Oligodon perkinsi (TAYLOR, 1925)

IUCN Red List - Oligodon perkinsi - Near Threatened, NT

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Higher TaxaColubridae, Colubrinae, Colubroidea, Serpentes (snakes) 
Common NamesPerkin's Short-headed Snake 
SynonymHolarchus perkinsi TAYLOR 1925
Oligodon perkinsi — LEVITON 1963: 476 
DistributionPhilippine Islands (Culion Islands)

Type locality: at Culion, Culion island. 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. Mus. Com,p. Zool. Harvard College, No. 25725. Originally EHT, No. 1164. 
CommentNot listed by BROWN & ALCALA 1970, Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences 38 (6): 105-130. 
EtymologyEtymology: Named after the collector of the type, Granville A. Perkins. 
  • 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
  • Taylor, E.H. 1944. Present location of certain herpetological and other type specimens. Univ. Kansas Sci. Bull. 30 (1): 117-187. - get paper here
  • Taylor,E.H. 1925. Additions to the herpetological fauna of the Philippines, IV. Philippine J. Sci. 26: 97-111
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