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Enhydris chanardi MURPHY & VORIS, 2005

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Higher TaxaHomalopsidae, Colubroidea, Caenophidia, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes)
Common NamesE: Chanard’s Mud Snake, Sind River Snake 
SynonymEnhydris chanardi MURPHY & VORIS 2005
Hypsirhina jagorii — GÜNTHER 1864: 282
Enhydris jagorii — COCHRAN 1930: 31
Enhydris jagorii — COX et al. 1998: 41
Enhydris chanardi — MURPHY & VORIS 2014: 15
Enhydris chanardi — WALLACH et al. 2014: 270 
DistributionThailand (vicinity of Bangkok)

Type locality: Bangkok, Thailand (13° 45’ N, 100° 31’ E)  
TypesHolotype: USNM 67516; Paratypes: BMNH, CAS, LSUM, USNM, UMMZ 
DiagnosisDiagnosis: Combination of 116–125 ventral scales; two pairs of chin shields, second pair longest or equal to first pair; lateral spots rows 4–5 or 4–6; stripe on scale row three. Dorsal scales lack striations found in E. enhydris and E. subtaeniata (MURPHY & VORIS 2014).
CommentHabitat: unknown (Murphy 2007) 
EtymologyNamed after Thai herpetologist Tanya Chan-ard. 
  • Beolens, Bo; Michael Watkins, and Michael Grayson 2011. The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA - get paper here
  • Chan-ard, T., Parr, J.W.K. & Nabhitabhata, J. 2015. A field guide to the reptiles of Thailand. Oxford University Press, NY, 352 pp. [see book reviews by Pauwels & Grismer 2015 and Hikida 2015 for corrections] - get paper here
  • Cochran, D. M. 1930. The herpetological results made by Dr. Hugh Smith in Siam from 1923 to 1929. Proc. US Natl. Mus. 77 (11): 1-39 [1931] - get paper here
  • Cox, Merel J.; Van Dijk, Peter Paul; Jarujin Nabhitabhata & Thirakhupt,Kumthorn 1998. A Photographic Guide to Snakes and Other Reptiles of Peninsular Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand. Ralph Curtis Publishing, 144 pp.
  • Günther, A. 1864. The Reptiles of British India. London (Taylor & Francis), xxvii + 452 pp. - get paper here
  • Murphy, J.C. & Voris, H.K. 2014. A Checklist and Key to the Homalopsid Snakes (Reptilia, Squamata, Serpentes), with the Description of New Genera. FIELDIANA: LIFE AND EARTH SCIENCES (8): 1–43 - get paper here
  • Murphy, J.C., and H.K. Voris 2005. A new Thai Enhydris (Serpentes: Colubridae: Homalopsinae). Raffles Bulletin of Zooogy 53(1):143-147.
  • Murphy, John C. 2007. Homalopsid Snakes: Evolution in the Mud. Krieger Publishing, Malabar, Florida, 249 pp.
  • 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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