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Oligodon pseudotaeniatus DAVID, VOGEL & VAN ROOIJEN, 2008

IUCN Red List - Oligodon pseudotaeniatus - Least Concern, LC

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Higher TaxaColubridae, Colubrinae, Colubroidea, Caenophidia, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes) 
Common Names 
SynonymOligodon pseudotaeniatus DAVID, VOGEL & VAN ROOIJEN 2008
Oligodon pseudotaeniatus — WALLACH et al. 2014: 502 
DistributionThailand (Nakhon Ratchasima)

Type locality: “Khorat”, Khorat Plateau, Nakhon Ratchasima Province, Thailand.  
TypesHolotype: BMNH 1938.8.7.37 (adult male). Collected and deposited by Malcolm A. Smith, October 1916. Paratypes (3 specimens). –BMNH 1938.8.7.38 (adult male), “Khorat, near Bangkok”; BMNH 1969.1838 (adult male), “Bangkok”; BMNH 1969.1828 (adult female), “Siam”; all collected and deposited by Malcolm A. Smith. All examined material belongs to the type series. 
EtymologyEtymology.–The specific nomen is a Latin adjective formed on the basis of the adjective taeniatus, meaning striped, by allusion to the overall similarity of this new species to Oligodon taeniatus. 
  • David, P.; Vogel, G. & van Rooijen, J. 2008. A revision of the Oligodon taeniatus (Günther, 1861) group (Squamata: Colubridae) , with the description of three new species from the Indochinese Region. Zootaxa 1965: 1–49 - get paper here
  • DAVID, PATRICK; TRUONG QUANG NGUYEN, TAO THIEN NGUYEN, KE JIANG, TIANBO CHEN, ALEXANDRE TEYNIÉ & THOMAS ZIEGLER 2012. A new species of the genus Oligodon Fitzinger, 1826 (Squamata: Colubridae) from northern Vietnam, southern China and central Laos. Zootaxa 3498: 45–62 - 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, SANG NGOC; VU DANG HOANG NGUYEN, SON HONG LE, ROBERT W. MURPHY 2016. A new species of kukri snake (Squamata: Colubridae: Oligodon Fitzinger, 1826) from Con Dao Islands, southern Vietnam Zootaxa 4139 (2): 261–273 - get paper here
  • 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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