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Prosymna greigerti MOCQUARD, 1906

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Higher TaxaLamprophiidae, Prosymninae, Colubroidea, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes) 
SubspeciesProsymna greigerti greigerti MOCQUARD 1906
Prosymna greigerti collaris STERNFELD 1908 
Common Names 
SynonymProsymna Greigerti MOCQUARD 1906: 466
Prosymna meleagris laurenti LOVERIDGE 1958
Prosymna meleagris laurenti — PITMAN 1974
Prosymna meleagris laurenti — BARNETT & EMMS 2005
Prosymna maleagris greigerti — TRAPE & MANÉ 2002
Prosymna greigerti — TRAPE & MANÉ 2006
Prosymna greigerti — CHIRIO & INEICH 2006
Prosymna greigerti greigerti — CHIRIO et al. 2011
Prosymna gregerti [sic] — SEGNIAGBETO et al. 2012: 345
Prosymna greigerti — WALLACH et al. 2014: 580

Prosymna greigerti collaris STERNFELD 1908
Prosymna meleagris var. collaris STERNFELD 1908
Prosymna collaris — CHIRIO & INEICH 2006
Prosymna greigerti collaris — CHIRIO 2009
Prosymna greigerti collaris — CHIRIO et al. 2011
Prosymna greigerti collaris — HUGHES 2013 
Distributiongreigerti: Senegal, Gambia, Mali, Guinea (Conakry), Burkina Faso, Togo, Nigeria, Central African Republic, Cameroon, Democratic Republic of Congo, Sudan, Ethiopia;

Type locality: Lobi region, French Sudan [= Burkina-Faso]

collaris: Senegal, Mali, Benin, Ghana, Togo, Burkina Faso, Niger, Cameroon, Nigeria, Chad, Central African Republic, Sudan; Type locality: Mangu (= Sansane-Mango), Togo.

laurenti: Type locality: Mongalla, Equatoria Province, Sudan. 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.
 
Reproductionoviparous 
TypesHolotype: MNHN 1906.0154
Holotype: ZMB 21970 [collaris]
Holotype: MCZ 53383, male [laurenti] 
CommentDescription in LOVERIDGE 1958.

Synonymy: Prosymna meleagris var. collaris STERNFELD 1908 was synonymized with P. meleagris by LOVERIDE 1958.

Distribution: after Chirio et al. 2011 who also have a map. 
Etymologynamed after the collector of the holotype, Lt. Greigert. 
References
  • Barnett, Linda K. & Emms, Craig 2005. Common reptiles of The Gambia. Rare Repro, Hailsham, East Sussex, 24 pp.
  • Böhme, Wolfgang, Mark-Oliver Rödel, Christian Brede & Philipp Wagner 2011. The reptiles (Testudines, Squamata, Crocodylia) of the forested southeast of the Republic Guinea (Guinée forestière), with a country-wide checklist. Bonn zoological Bulletin 60 (1): 35-61 - get paper here
  • Chirio L., Ineich I., Schmitz A., Trape Jean-François. 2011. Note sur la systématique de quelques espèces du genre Prosymna Gray, 1849 en Afrique au nord de l'équateur (Serpentes, Prosymnidae). Revue Suisse de Zoologie 118 (1): 157-173
  • Chirio, L. 2009. Inventaire des reptiles de la région de la Réserve de Biosphère Transfrontalière du W (Niger/Bénin/Burkina Faso: Afrique de l’Ouest). [Herpetological survey of the W Transfrontier Biosphere Reserve area (Niger/Benin/Burkina Faso: West Africa]. Bull. Soc. Herp. France (132): 13-41 - get paper here
  • Chirio, L. & Lebreton, M. 2007. Atlas des reptiles du Cameroun. MNHN, IRD, Paris 688 pp.
  • Chirio, Laurent and Ivan Ineich 2006. Biogeography of the reptiles of the Central African Republic. African Journal of Herpetology 55(1):23-59. - get paper here
  • Hughes, B. 2013. Snakes of Bénin, West Africa. Bull. Soc. Herp. France 144: 101-159
  • Loveridge,A. 1958. Revision of five african snake genera. Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. Harvard 119: 1-198 (141) - get paper here
  • Mocquard, F. 1906. Description de quelques espéces nouvelles de Reptiles. Bull. Mus. nat. Hist. nat., Paris 7: 464-466. - get paper here
  • Pitman,C.R.S. 1974. A guide to the snakes of Uganda. Codicote, Wheldon & Wesley, L., 290 pp.
  • Segniagbeto GLazcano. H., Trape J. F., David P., Ohler A., Dubois A. & Glitho I. A. 2011. The snake fauna of Togo: systematics, distribution and biogeography, with remarks on selected taxonomic problems. Zoosystema 33 (3): 325-360. DOI: 10.5252/z2011n3a4 - get paper here
  • Sternfeld, R. 1908. Die Schlangenfauna Togos. Mitt. Zool. Mus. Berlin, 4: 207-236 - get paper here
  • Trape J-F and Mané Y. 2015. The snakes of Niger. Amphibian & Reptile Conservation 9(2) [Special Section]: 39–55 (e110) - get paper here
  • Trape, J.-F. & Mané, Y. 2002. Les serpents du Sénégal: liste commentée des espèces. Bull. Soc. Pathol. Exot. 95 (3): 148-150
  • Trape, J.-F. & Mané, Y. 2006. Guide des serpents d’Afrique occidentale. Savane et désert. [Senegal, Gambia, Mauritania, Mali, Burkina Faso, Niger]. IRD Editions, Paris, 226 pp. - get paper here
  • TRAPE, JEAN-FRANÇOIS & CELLOU BALDÉ 2014. A checklist of the snake fauna of Guinea, with taxonomic changes in the genera Philothamnus and Dipsadoboa (Colubridae) and a comparison with the snake fauna of some other West African countries. Zootaxa 3900 (3): 301–338
  • Villiers, A. 1951. Mission A. Villiers au Togo et au Dahomey (1950) II. - Ophidiens. Etudes Dahoméennes, Centre IFAN 5: 17-46
  • Villiers, A. and M. Condamin 2005. Les serpents de l'Ouest Africain, édition 2005. Dakar, Sénégal, Université Cheikh Anta Diop de Dakar, Institut Fondamental d'Afrique Noire Cheikh Anta Diop, Les Nouvelles Editions Africaines du Sénégal.
  • 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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