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Liophidium mayottensis (PETERS, 1874)

IUCN Red List - Liophidium mayottensis - Endangered, EN

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Higher TaxaPseudoxyrhophiidae, Colubroidea, Caenophidia, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes)
Common NamesE: Peters' Bright Snake 
SynonymAblabes (Enicognathus) rhodogaster var. mayottensis PETERS 1874: 793
Polyodontophis mayottensis — BOULENGER 1893: 183
Liophidium mayottensis — BAUER et al. 1995: 69
Polyodontophis comorensis (fide ZAHER et al. 2012)
Liophidium mayottensis — HAWLITSCHEK et al. 2011 
DistributionComoro Islands

Type locality: “Mayotte”  
TypesSyntypes: ZMB 8024 (2 specimen) 
CommentNot listed by WALLACH et al. 2014. 
  • Bauer, A.M.; Günther,R. & Klipfel,M. 1995. The herpetological contributions of Wilhelm C.H. Peters (1815-1883). SSAR Facsimile Reprints in Herpetology, 714 pp.
  • Boulenger, G.A. 1893. Catalogue of the snakes in the British Museum (Nat. Hist.) I. London (Taylor & Francis), 448 pp. - get paper here
  • Hawlitschek, Oliver; Boris Brückmann, Johannes Berger, Katie Green, Frank Glaw 2011. Integrating field surveys and remote sensing data to study distribution, habitat use and conservation status of the herpetofauna of the Comoro Islands. ZooKeys 144: 21-79 - get paper here
  • Peters, Wilhem Carl Hartwig 1874. Über eine von Hrn. F. Pollen und van Dam auf Madagascar und anderen ostafrikanischen Inseln gemachte Sammlung von Amphibien. Monatsber. königl. Akad. Wiss. Berlin. 1873 (December): 792-795 - get paper here
  • Zaher, Hussam; feliPe g. graZZiotin, roberta graboski, ricardo g. fuentes Paola sáncheZ-martineZ giovanna g. montingelli ya-Ping Zhang, robert W. murPhy 2012. Phylogenetic relationships of the genus Sibynophis (Serpentes: Colubroidea). Pap. Avuls. Zool. 52 (12): 141-149 - get paper here
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