You are here » home search results Xenodon guentheri

Xenodon guentheri BOULENGER, 1894

Can you confirm these amateur observations of Xenodon guentheri?

Add your own observation of
Xenodon guentheri »

Find more photos by Google images search: Google images

Higher TaxaColubridae (Dipsadinae), Colubroidea, Caenophidia, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesGünther's False Fer-de-lance 
SynonymXenodon guentheri BOULENGER 1894: 147
Xenodon guentheri — PETERS & OREJAS-MIRANDA 1970: 323
Xenodon guentheri — WALLACH et al. 2014: 785 
DistributionS Brazil

Type locality: Lagos, Santa Catarina, Brazil.  
Reproductionoviparous 
TypesType: BMNH 1946.1.5.93 (and possibly additional specimens). 
Diagnosis 
Comment 
EtymologyNamed after Albert Günther (1830-1914), German-born zoologist at the British Museum. 
References
  • Abegg, A.D., Deron, K. & Lhano, F.H. 2018. Xenodon guentheri (Günther's False Fer-de-lance) Defensive behavior. Herpetological Review 49 (1): 141-142.
  • Beolens, Bo; Michael Watkins, and Michael Grayson 2011. The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA - get paper here
  • Bérnils, R.S.; Batista, M.A. & Bertelli, P.W. 2001. Cobras e lagartos do Vale: levantamento das espécies de Squamata (Reptilia, Lepidosauria) da Bacia do Rio Itajai, Santa Catarina, Brasil. Rev. Est. Ambientais (Blumenau) 3 (1): 69-79
  • Boulenger, George A. 1894. Catalogue of the Snakes in the British Museum (Natural History). Volume II., Containing the Conclusion of the Colubridæ Aglyphæ. British Mus. (Nat. Hist.), London, xi, 382 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.
 
External links  
Is it interesting? Share with others:

As link to this species use URL address:

http://reptile-database.reptarium.cz/species?genus=Xenodon&species=guentheri

without field 'search_param'. Field 'search_param' is used for browsing search result.



Please submit feedback about this entry to the curator