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Echis romani TRAPE, 2018

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Higher TaxaViperidae, Viperinae, Colubroidea, Caenophidia, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes)
Common Names 
SynonymEchis romani TRAPE 2018 
DistributionSW Chad, S Niger, Nigeria, N Cameroon, NW Central African Republic

Type locality: Kumao, Chad, Lagone Oriental region, Baibokoum, 7°36’ N, 15° 36’ E)  
TypesHolotype: MNHN-RA 2018.0006 (formerly IRD 2013.N); paratypes MNHN-RA 2018.0007-0012 and IRD (Dakar, Senegal) 
CommentDistribution: see map in Trape 2018: 31 (Fig. 15). 
EtymologyNamed after Benigno Roman for his contributions to African herpetology and ichthyology. 
  • Trape, J.-F. 2018. Partition d’Echis ocellatus Stemmler, 1970 (Squamata, Viperidae), avec la description d’une espèce nouvelle. Bull. Soc. Herp. France 167: 13-34
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