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Tropidonophis dolasii KRAUS & ALLISON, 2004

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Higher TaxaColubridae (Natricinae), Colubroidea, Caenophidia, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes) 
Subspecies 
Common Names 
SynonymTropidonophis dolasii KRAUS & ALLISON 2004
Tropidonophis dolasii — WALLACH et al. 2014: 749 
DistributionPapua New Guinea (Milne May)

Type locality: E slope of Oya Tabu (Mt. Kikeran), Fergusson Is. Milne May Prov.  
Reproductionoviparous 
TypesHolotype: BPBM 6539 
Diagnosis 
Comment 
Etymology“The name is a patronym honoring Dolasi Salepuna of Ulua, Fergusson Island, who was an invaluable field assistant and captured the holotype.” 
References
  • Beolens, ; Bo; Michael Watkins, and Michael Grayson 2011. The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA - get paper here
  • Kraus, F.; Allison A. 2004. A new species of Tropidonophis (Serpentes: Colubridae: Natricinae) from the D'Entrecasteaux Islands, Papua New Guinea. Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington 117 (3):303-310. - 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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