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Aspidura deraniyagalae GANS & FETCHO, 1982

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Higher TaxaColubridae (Natricinae), Colubroidea, Caenophidia, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes)
Common NamesE: Sri Lanka Rough-sided Snake 
SynonymAspidura deraniyagalae GANS & FETCHO 1982
Aspidura deraniyagalae — DAS 1996: 54
Aspidura deraniyagalae — WALLACH et al. 2014: 59 
DistributionSri Lanka

Type locality: "Kanawarella Group Estate (near Namunukula), at 1520 m, Sri Lanka."  
TypesHolotype: CM 83455, a 199 mm male (C. Gans, Aug. 1972). 
  • Bender, C. & K. Henle 2001. Individuelle fotografische Identifizierung von Landschildkröten-Arten (Testudinidae) des Anhangs A der europäischen Artenschutzverordnung. Salamandra 37 (4): 193-204 - get paper here
  • Gans C; Fetcho J R 1982. The Sri Lankan genus Aspidura (Serpentes, Reptilia, Colubridae). Annals of the Carnegie Museum 51 (14): 271-316
  • 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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