Pseudoboodon sandfordorum SPAWLS, 2004
Can you confirm these amateur observations of Pseudoboodon sandfordorum?
|Higher Taxa||Lamprophiidae, Lamprophiinae, Colubroidea, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes)|
|Common Names||Sandford’s Ethiopian (mountain) snake|
|Synonym||Pseudoboodon sandfordorum SPAWLS 2004|
Pseudoboodon sandfordorum — LARGEN & SPAWLS 2010: 478
Pseudoboodon sandfordorum — WALLACH et al. 2014: 600
|Distribution||SW Ethiopia (central highlands)|
Type locality: Mugher River Gorge, near Keriyo Hamlet (09° 24' N 38° 39' E, elevation 1 800 m).
|Types||Holotype: WML = Liverpool Museum LIV2003.47.4 (male), 23 November 1997.|
|Etymology||The specific name is in honour of the Sandford family. Three generations of Sandfords have served Ethiopia, their adopted country, in the military field, in education and development.|