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Zamenis hohenackeri (STRAUCH, 1873)

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Higher TaxaColubridae, Colubrinae, Colubroidea, Caenophidia, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes) 
SubspeciesZamenis hohenackeri hohenackeri (STRAUCH 1873)
Zamenis hohenackeri tauricus (WERNER 1898) 
Common NamesE: Transcaucasian Rat Snake
G: Transkaukasische Kletternatter 
SynonymColuber hohenackeri STRAUCH 1873: 69
Coluber hohenackeri — BOULENGER 1894: 42
Elaphe hohenackeri — ENGELMANN et al 1993
Elaphe hohenackeri — SCHULZ 1996
Zamenis hohenackeri — UTIGER et al. 2002
Zamenis hohenackeri — VENCHI & SINDACO 2006
Zamenis hohenackeri — WALLACH et al. 2014: 807

Zamenis hohenackeri taurica (WERNER 1898)
Coluber tauricus WERNER 1898
Elaphe hohenackeri taurica — BARAN 1978: 264
Zamenis hohenackeri tauricus — SINDACO et al. 2006
Zamenis hohenackeri tauricus — KUCHARZEWSKI 2016 
DistributionIsrael, Lebanon, Turkey, Armenia, Syria, S Russia, Azerbaijan (Nagornyj-Karabakh, Arak river), Republic of Georgia (Kura river, Rion river), Russia (Caucasus),
NW Iran (Oezel Owezen river, Esfahan), NE Iraq,

taurica: Syria; Type locality: Gülek, Cilician Taurus, Mersin, Turkey

Type locality: Azerbaijan: Chanlar (Strauch, 1873), (Bischoff, 1993)
Type locality: Khanlar (Azerbaijan) and Tbilisi (Republic of Georgia); (fide KHALIKOV, pers. comm.) Map legend:
TDWG region - Region according to the TDWG standard, not a precise distribution map.

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Reproductionoviparous 
TypesLectotype: ZISP (ZIL) 1625 (orig. AIS) (K. Fricke, 1840), by present designation. 
Comment 
References
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  • Arakelyan, Marine S.; Felix D. Danielyan, Claudia Corti, Roberto Sindaco, and Alan E. Leviton 2011. The Herpetofauna of Armenia and Nagorno-Karabakh. SSAR, Salt Lake City, 154 pp. [ISBN: 978-0-916984-84-7.]
  • Bar, Aviad and Guy Haimovitch 2012. A Field Guide to Reptiles and Amphibians of Israel. Pazbar LTD, 246 pp. - get paper here
  • Baran,I. 1978. Some rare species of snakes from Turkey. Annalen des Naturhistorischen Museums, Wien 81 [1977]: 261-265 - get paper here
  • Bischoff, W. & Schmidtler, J.F. 1996. Herpetologische Reiseeindrücke von Syrien und Libanon. Elaphe 4 (2): 68
  • Bischoff,W. 1993. Elaphe hohenackeri - Transkaukasische Kletternatter. In: Böhme,W. (ed.), Handbuch der Reptilien und Amphibien Europas, Band 3/I., Schlangen (Serpentes) I. Aula-Verlag Wiesbaden, pp. 317-330
  • 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
  • Bussmann, Michael; Kostyra, Stefan 1996. Ergänzende Mitteilungen zur Herpetofauna des Köycegiz-Beckens (Prov. Mugla, Türkei) mit Hinweis auf ein neues Vorkommen von Elaphe hohenackeri. Salamandra 32 (1): 59-62 - get paper here
  • Coppen, James 1995. A guide to ratsnakes. Part 4 - The European ratsnakes. Reptilian 3 (5): 6-10
  • Engelmann,W.E. et al. 1993. Lurche und Kriechtiere Europas. Neumann Verlag (Radebeul, Germany), 440 pp.
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  • Jandzik, David; Aziz Avci and Vaclav Gvozdik. 2013. Incongruence between taxonomy and genetics: three divergent lineages within two subspecies of the rare Transcaucasian Rat Snake (Zamenis hohenackeri). Amphibia-Reptilia 34 (4): 579-584 - get paper here
  • Joger, U.; Fritz, U.; Guicking, D.; Kalyabina-Hauf, S.; Nagy, Z.T. & Wink, M. 2007. Phylogeography of western Palaearctic reptiles – Spatial and temporal speciation patterns. Zoologischer Anzeiger 246: 293–313 - get paper here
  • KUCHARZEWSKI, C. 2016. Another contribution to the herpetology of southwestern Turkey Sauria 38 (3): 37 - 56 - get paper here
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  • Utiger, Urs, Notker Helfenberger, Beat Schätti, Catherine Schmidt, Markus Ruf and Vincent Ziswiler 2002. Molecular systematics and phylogeny of Old World and New World ratsnakes, Elaphe Auct., and related genera (Reptilia, Squamata, Colubridae). Russ. J. Herpetol. 9 (2): 105-124. - get paper here
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