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Cyclocorus nuchalis TAYLOR, 1923

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Higher TaxaCyclocoridae, Colubroidea, Caenophidia, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes)
SubspeciesCyclocorus nuchalis nuchalis TAYLOR 1923
Cyclocorus nuchalis taylori LEVITON 1967 
Common NamesE: Southern Triangle-spotted Snake 
SynonymCyclocorus nuchalis TAYLOR 1923: 543
Cyclocorus nuchalis — LEVITON 1967: 531
Cyclocorus nuchalis — WALLACH et al. 2014: 202

Cyclocorus nuchalis taylori LEVITON 1967: 532
Cyclocorus nuchalis taylori — SANGUILA et al. 2016
Cyclocorus nuchalis taylori — SUPSUP et al. 2017 
DistributionPhilippines (Basilan, Mindanao, Camiguin Sur)

Type locality: Type loc. Pasananka, Zamboanga Prov., Mindanao, P. I.  
TypesType. CAS 62558. Originally EHT, No. 1428. Coll., E. H. Taylor.
Holotype: CAS 15242 [taylori] 
DiagnosisDiagnosis in LEVITON 1967. 
CommentMaybe synonymous with Lycodon (Cyclocorus) lineatus REINHARDT 1843. See Leviton 1965 (fide Guinevere Wogan, pers. comm.)

Distribution: see map in LEVITON 1967. 
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