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Aeluroglena cucullata BOULENGER, 1898

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Higher TaxaColubridae, Colubrinae, Colubroidea, Caenophidia, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes)
Common NamesE: Somali Snake 
SynonymAeluroglena cucullata BOULENGER 1898: 132
Aeluroglena cucullata — LOVERIDGE 1936
Aeluroglena cucullata — LANZA 1983
Aeluroglena cucullata — LARGEN & SPAWLS 2010: 503
Aeluroglena cucullata — WALLACH et al. 2014: 10 
DistributionEthiopia, N Somalia

Type locality: Golis Mountains, British Somaliland.  
TypesType: BMNH 1946.1.14.87 (and possibly additional specimens). 
CommentType species: Aeluroglena cucullata BOULENGER 1898 is the type species of the genus Aeluroglena BOULENGER 1898. 
  • Boulenger, G. A. 1898. On a second collection of reptiles made by Mr. E. Lord-Phillips in Somaliland. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (7) 2: 130-133 - get paper here
  • Lanza, B. 1983. A list of the Somali amphibians and reptiles. MONITORE ZOOLOGICO ITALIANO, new Ser., SUPPL. 18 (8): 193-247 - get paper here
  • Lanza, B. 1990. Amphibians and reptiles of the Somali Democratic Republic: check list and biogeography. Biogeographia, 14: 407-465 [1988] - get paper here
  • Largen, M.J.; Spawls, S. 2010. Amphibians and Reptiles of Ethiopia and Eritrea. Edition Chimaira, Frankfurt, 694 pp.
  • Largen,M.J. & Rasmussen,J.B. 1993. Catalogue of the snakes of Ethiopia (Reptilia Serpentes), including identification keys. Tropical Zoology 6: 313-434 - get paper here
  • Loveridge, A. 1936. African reptiles and amphibians in the Field Museum of Natural History. Zool. Ser. Field Mus. Nat. Hist., Chicago, 22 (1): 1-122 - 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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