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Tropidonophis aenigmaticus MALNATE & UNDERWOOD, 1988

IUCN Red List - Tropidonophis aenigmaticus - Least Concern, LC

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Higher TaxaColubridae (Natricinae), Colubroidea, Caenophidia, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes)
Common NamesE: East Papuan keelback 
SynonymTropidonophis aenigmaticus MALNATE & UNDERWOOD 1988: 165
Styporhynchus multiscutellatus MCDOWELL 1984: 19 (part.)
Tropidonophis aenigmaticus — WALLACH et al. 2014: 749 
DistributionFergusson Island (Papua New Guinea)

Type locality: between Agamoia and Ailuluai, Fergusson Island, d’Entrecasteaux Islands, Milne Bay District, Papua New Guinea  
TypesHolotype: AMNH 76633 
  • Malnate E V; Underwood G 1988. Australasian natricine snakes of the genus Tropidonophis. PROCEEDINGS OF THE ACADEMY OF NATURAL SCIENCES OF PHILADELPHIA 140 (1) : 59-201 - get paper here
  • McDowell, S B 1984. Results of the Archbold Expeditions. No. 112. The snakes of the Huon Peninsula, Papua New Guinea. American Museum Novitates (2775): 1-28 - get paper here
  • O'Shea,M. 1996. A Guide to the Snakes of Papua New Guinea. Independent Publishing, Port Moresby, xii + 239 pp. - 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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