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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
Oligodon perkinsi — WALLACH et al. 2014: 491 
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.
TypesHolotype. MCZ 25725. Originally EHT, No. 1164. 
CommentNot listed by BROWN & ALCALA 1970, Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences 38 (6): 105-130. 
EtymologyNamed 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
  • Wallach, Van; Kenneth L. Williams , Jeff Boundy 2014. Snakes of the World: A Catalogue of Living and Extinct Species. Taylor and Francis, CRC Press, 1237 pp.
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