You are here » home advanced search Telescopus rhinopoma

Telescopus rhinopoma (BLANFORD, 1874)

IUCN Red List - Telescopus rhinopoma - Least Concern, LC

Can you confirm these amateur observations of Telescopus rhinopoma?

Add your own observation of
Telescopus rhinopoma »

Find more photos by Google images search: Google images

Higher TaxaColubridae, Colubrinae, Colubroidea, Caenophidia, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesIndian Desert Tiger Snake 
SynonymDipsas rhinopoma BLANFORD 1874: 34
Tarbophis rhinopoma — BOULENGER 1895
Dipsadomorphus jollyi WALL 1914 (fide SMITH 1943)
Tarbophis rhinopoma — SCHMIDT 1939
Tarbophis rhinopoma — SMITH 1943: 360
Telescopus rhinopoma — MINTON 1962
Telescopus rhynopoma — ANANJEVA et al. 1988: 10888
Telescopus rhinopoma — DAS 1996: 59
Telescopus rhinopoma — ANANJEVA et al. 2006
Telescopus rhinopoma — WALLACH et al. 2014: 712 
DistributionW/NW Pakistan, S Iran, SW Afghanistan, S Turkmenistan (single record)

Type locality: Karman, S. Persia  
Reproductionoviparous 
TypesType: BMNH 1946.1.5.10, ZSI 3500 
Comment 
References
  • Ananjeva, NB, Orlov NL; Khalikov RG; Darevsky IS; Ryabov IS & Barabanov AV 2006. The Reptiles of North Eurasia. Taxonomic Diversity, Distribution, Conservation Status [this comprises the territory of the former Soviet Union and Mongolia]. Pensoft Series Faunistica 47, 250 pp.
  • Blanford,W.T. 1874. Descriptions of new Reptilia and Amphibia from Persia and Baluchistan. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (4) 14: 31-35 - get paper here
  • Böhme, W. 1977. Further specimens of the rare cat snake, Telescopus rhinopoma (Blanford 1874) (Reptilia, Serpentes, Colubridae). Journal of Herpetology 11 (2): 201-205. - get paper here
  • Boulenger, G.A. 1896. Catalogue of the snakes in the British Museum, Vol. 3. London (Taylor & Francis), xiv + 727 pp. - get paper here
  • Boulenger,G.A. 1895. An addition to the ophidian fauna of India (Tarbophis rhinopoma, Blanf.). J. Bombay Nat. Hist. Soc.. ix: 325 - get paper here
  • Leviton,A.E.; Anderson,S.C.; Adler, K.; Minton,S.A. 1992. Handbook to Middle East Amphibians and Reptiles. SSAR, Oxford, Ohio (Contr. to Herpetol. No. 8), 1-252
  • RASTEGAR-POUYANI, NASRULLAH; HAJI GHOLI KAMI, MEHDI RAJABZADEH, SOHEILA SHAFIEI AND STEVEN CLEMENT ANDERSON 2008. Annotated Checklist of Amphibians and Reptiles of Iran. Iranian Journal of Animal Biosystematics 4 (1): 7-30
  • Schmidt,K.P. 1939. Reptiles and amphibians from Southwestern Asia. Publ. Field Mus. nat. Hist., zool. Ser., 24: 49-92 - get paper here
  • 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.
  • Wall, F. 1913. A new snake from Baluchistan (Dipsadomorphus jollyi). J. Bombay nat. Hist. Soc. 23: 166 - get paper here
  • 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.
  • Werner, F. 1917. Reptilien aus Persien (Provinz Fars). Verhandlungen der Kaiserlich-Königlichen Zoologisch-Botanischen Gesellschaft in Wien, 67:191—220. - get paper here
 
External links  
Is it interesting? Share with others:


Please submit feedback about this entry to the curator