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Sinonatrix percarinata (BOULENGER, 1899)

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Higher TaxaNatricidae, Colubroidea, Serpentes (snakes) 
SubspeciesSinonatrix percarinata percarinata (BOULENGER 1899)
Sinonatrix percarinata suriki (MAKI 1931) 
Common NamesE: Eastern Water Snake, Olive Keelback
G: Olivfarbene Kielrückennatter 
SynonymTropidonotus percarinatus BOULENGER 1899: 163
Natrix percarinata — MELL 1931
Natrix percarinata — SMITH 1943: 299
Natrix annularis percarinata — BOURRET 1936 (fide SMITH 1943)
Sinonatrix percarinata — ROSSMAN & EBERLE 1977
Sinonatrix percarinata — ZIEGLER 2002: 263

Sinonatrix percarinata percarinata (BOULENGER 1899)
Sinonatrix percarinata percarinata ZHAO & JIANG 1986
Sinonatrix percarinata percarinata — SANG et al. 2009

Sinonatrix percarinata suriki (MAKI 1931)
Natrix suriki MAKI 1931
Sinonatrix percarinata suriki — ZHAO & JIANG 1986
Sinonatrix percarinata suriki — SANG et al. 2009 
DistributionMyanmar (= Burma), Thailand, Vietnam, NE India (Changlang District, Arunachal Pradesh),
S China (Hainan, Chekiang, Jiangxi, Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, Kweichow, Sichuan, Hupeh), Taiwan

suriki: Taiwan.

Type locality: Kuatun (= Guadun), Chongan Co., about 270 miles from Foochow, NW Fokien (= Fujian), China. 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.
 
TypesHolotype: unknown (fide SANG et al. 2009). 
CommentBehavior: nocturnal. 
References
  • Boulenger, GEORGE A. 1899. On a collection of reptiles and batrachians made by Mr. J. D. La Touche in N.W. Fokien, China. Proc. Zool. Soc. London 1899: 159-172 - get paper here
  • Captain, ASHOK and ANUPRITA PATEL 1998. Sinonatrix, a new genus for India. Hamadryad 22 (2): 114-115. - get paper here
  • Dowling, H.G., & Jenner, J.V. 1988. Snakes of Burma: checklist of reported species and bibliography Smithsonian Herp. Inf. Serv. (76): 19 pp. - get paper here
  • Mell,R. 1931. List of Chinese snakes. Lingnan Sci. Jour., Canton, 8 [1929]: 199-219.
  • Rao, DING QI & D. T. YANG. 1998. A new species of Sinonatrix (Serpentes: Colubridae) of China with preliminary survey on Sinonatrix. Russ. J. Herpetol. 5 (1): 70-73. - get paper here
  • Sang, Nguyen Van; Ho Thu Cuc, Nguyen, Quang Truong 2009. Herpetofauna of Vietnam. Chimaira, Frankfurt, 768 pp.
  • Smith, M.A. 1943. The Fauna of British India, Ceylon and Burma, Including the Whole of the Indo-Chinese Sub-Region. Reptilia and Amphibia. 3 (Serpentes). Taylor and Francis, London. 583 pp.
  • Taylor,E.H. 1965. The serpents of Thailand and adjacent waters. Univ. Kansas Sci. Bull. 45 (9): 609-1096 - get paper here
  • Zhao,E. & Adler,K. 1993. Herpetology of China. SSAR, Oxford/Ohio, 1-522
  • Ziegler, T. 2002. Die Amphibien und Reptilien eines Tieflandfeuchtwald-Schutzgebietes in Vietnam. Natur und Tier Verlag (Münster), 342 pp. - get paper here
  • ZIEGLER, THOMAS; RALF HENDRIX, VU NGOC THANH, MARTINA VOGT, BERNHARD FORSTER & DANG NGOC KIEN 2007. The diversity of a snake community in a karst forest ecosystem in the central Truong Son, Vietnam, with an identification key. Zootaxa 1493: 1-40 - get paper here
 
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