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Buhoma procterae (LOVERIDGE, 1922)

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Higher TaxaElapoidea, incertae sedis, Colubroidea, Caenophidia, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes)
Common NamesE: Uluguru forest snake 
SynonymGeodipsas procterae LOVERIDGE 1922: 313
Geodipsas procterae — BROADLEY & HOWELL 1991: 26
Buhoma procterae — ZIEGLER et al. 1997
Buhoma procterae — GOWER et al. 2012: 39
Buhoma procterae — WALLACH et al. 2014: 126
Buhoma procterae — SPAWLS et al. 2018: 415 
DistributionTanzania (Uluguru Mountains)

Type locality: Uluguru Mountains, Tanzania.  
TypesTypes: BMNH 
EtymologyNamed after Miss J. Procter, F.Z.S., for “her kindness in examining the dentition of this and other specimens and in reading over the proofs”. 
  • Beolens, Bo; Michael Watkins, and Michael Grayson 2011. The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA - get paper here
  • Broadley, D. G. & HOWELL, K. M. 1991. A check list of the reptiles of Tanzania, with synoptic keys. Syntarsus 1: 1—70
  • Gower, D.; Garrett, K. & Stafford, P. 2012. Snakes. Firefly Books, Buffalo, NY,<br />144 p..
  • Loveridge,A. 1922. New reptiles from Tanganyika Territory. Proc. Zool. Soc. London 1922: 313-315 - get paper here
  • Lyakurwa, J.V., Howell, K.M., Munishi, L.K., Treydte, A.C. 2019. Uzungwa Scarp Nature Forest Reserve; a unique hotspot for reptiles in Tanzania. Acta Herpetologica 14 (1): 3-14 - get paper here
  • Lyakurwa, John Valentine 2017. The Reptiles of the Uzungwa Scarp Forest Reserve (USFR): An Updated Checklist with Notes on Dagger-Tooth Vine Snake Xyelodontophis uluguruensis. Journal of East African Natural History 106(2):57-65. - get paper here
  • Rasmussen, J. B., K. M. HOWELL & M. ANDERSEN 1995. A review of the Usambara forest snake Geodipsas vauerocegae and the Uluguru forest snake G. procterae. Amphibia-Reptilia, Leiden, 16 (2): 123-136. - get paper here
  • Rovero, F., Menegon, M., Fjeldså, J., Collett, L., Doggart, N., Leonard, C., Norton, G., Owen, N., Perkin, A., Spitale, D., Ahrends, A., Burgess, N. D. 2014. Targeted vertebrate surveys enhance the faunal importance and improve explanatory models within the Eastern Arc Mountains of Kenya and Tanzania. Diversity and Distributions. doi: 10.1111/ddi.12246 - get paper here
  • Spawls, S.; Howell, K.; Drewes, R.C. & Ashe, J. 2002. A field guide to the reptiles of East Africa. Academic Press, 543 pp. [reviews in HR 34: 396 and Afr. J. Herp. 51; 147] - get paper here
  • Spawls, Steve; Kim Howell, Harald Hinkel, Michele Menegon 2018. Field Guide to East African Reptiles. Bloomsbury, 624 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.
  • Ziegler T.; Vences M.; Glaw F.; Böhme W. 1997. Genital morphology and systematics of Geodipsas Boulenger, 1896 (Reptilia: Serpentes: Colubridae), with description of a new genus. Revue Suisse de Zoologie 104 (1): 95-114. - get paper here
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