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Pseudorabdion talonuran BROWN, LEVITON & SISON, 1999

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Higher TaxaColubridae, Calamariinae, Colubroidea, Caenophidia, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes) 
Common NamesPanay Island Reed Snake 
SynonymPseudorabdion talonuran BROWN, LEVITON & SISON 1999
Pseudorabdion talonuran — DORIA & PETRI 2010
Pseudorabdion talonuran — GAULKE 2011: 311
Pseudorabdion cf. talonuran — BROWN et al. 2013
Pseudorabdion talonuran — WALLACH et al. 2014: 608 
DistributionPhilippines (Panay, Luzon)

Type locality: Western foothills of Mt. Madja-as (11°23’N, 122°09’ E, elev. 1500 m), Barangay Allojipan, Municipality of Culasi, Antique Province, Panay Island, Philippines.  
TypesHolotype: PNM 2712 
EtymologyNamed after the words “talon” (= forest) and “uran” (= rain) in the Philippine dialect Caray-a, in reference to the high elevation rain forest habitat where the new species was collected on Mt. Madja-as. 
  • Brown, Rafe M.; Leviton,A.E. & Sison,R.V. 1999. Description of a new species of Pseudorabdion (Serpentes: Colubridae) from Panay Island, Philippines with a revised key to the genus. Asiatic Herpetological Research 8: 07-12 - get paper here
  • Brown; Rafe; Cameron Siler, Carl Oliveros, Luke Welton, Ashley Rock, John Swab, Merlijn Van Weerd, Jonah van Beijnen, Dominic Rodriguez, Edmund Jose, Arvin Diesmos 2013. The amphibians and reptiles of Luzon Island, Philippines, VIII: the herpetofauna of Cagayan and Isabela Provinces, northern Sierra Madre Mountain Range. ZooKeys 266 (2013) Special Issue: 1-120<br />doi: 10.3897/zookeys.266.3982 - get paper here
  • Doria, G. & Petri, M. 2010. PSEUDORABDION IN THE MUSEUM OF GENOVA WITH DESCRIPTION OF TWO NEW SPECIES FROM SUMATRA AND A REVISED KEY TO THE GENUS. Annali del Museo CiviCo di storia naturale “G. Doria” 102: 187-201
  • Ferner, John W., Rafe M. Brown, Rogelio V. Sison and Robert S. Kennedy 2000. The amphibians and reptiles of Panay Island, Philippines. Asiatic Herpetological Research 9: 1-37 - get paper here
  • Gaulke, M. 2011. The herpetofauna of Panay Island, Philippines. Edition Chimaira, 390 pp.
  • Wallach, Van; Kenneth L. Williams , Jeff Boundy 2014. Snakes of the World: A Catalogue of Living and Extinct Species. [type catalogue] Taylor and Francis, CRC Press, 1237 pp.
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