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Telescopus gezirae BROADLEY, 1994

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Higher TaxaColubridae, Colubrinae, Colubroidea, Caenophidia, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes) 
Common NamesBlue Nile Cat Snake 
SynonymTelescopus gezirae BROADLEY 1994
Telescopus gezirae — CROCHET et al. 2008
Telescopus gezirae — WALLACH et al. 2014: 711 
DistributionE Sudan

Type locality: Blue Nile, 30 km north of Sennar, Sudan.  
TypesHolotype: NMZB 11807 
  • Beolens, Bo; Michael Watkins, and Michael Grayson 2011. The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA - get paper here
  • Broadley, D.G. 1994. A collection of snakes from eastern Sudan, with the description of a new species of Telescopus Wagler, 1830 (Reptilia: Ophidia). Journal of African Zoology 108 (2): 201-208.
  • CROCHET, PIERRE-ANDRE; JENS B. RASMUSSEN, THOMAS WILMS, PHILIPPE GENIEZ, JEAN-FRANCOIS TRAPE & WOLFGANG BOHME 2008. Systematic status and correct nomen of the western North African cat snake: Telescopus tripolitanus (Werner, 1909) (Serpentes: Colubridae), with comments on the other taxa in the dhara-obtusus group. Zootaxa 1703: 25-46 - get paper here
  • 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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