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Oligodon unicolor (KOPSTEIN, 1926)

IUCN Red List - Oligodon unicolor - Least Concern, LC

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Higher TaxaColubridae, Colubrinae, Colubroidea, Serpentes (snakes) 
Common Names 
SynonymSimotes unicolor KOPSTEIN 1926
Oligodon unicolor — HOW AND KITCHENER 1997 
DistributionIndonesia (Tanimbar Islands)

Type locality: Yamdena, Tanimbar Islands, Indonesia Map legend:
TDWG region - Region according to the TDWG standard, not a precise distribution map.

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Typesholotype: RMNH 
CommentOligodon unicolor is a synonym of O. forbesi (fide WAGNER, pers. comm.) 
  • How, R. A.; Kitchner, D. J. 1997. Biogeography of Indonesian snakes Journal of Biogeography 24 (725-735):
  • Kopstein,P.F. 1926. Reptilien von den Molukken und den benachbarten Inseln. Zool. Med. 1: 71-112 - get paper here
  • Tillack, Frank 2008. Oligodon rhombifer WERNER, 1924, A JUNIOR SYNONYM OF Oligodon ancorus (GIRARD, 1857) (REPTILIA: SQUAMATA: COLUBRIDAE). Russian Journal of Herpetology 15 (2): 122-128 - get paper here
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