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Liopholidophis dolicocercus (PERACCA, 1892)

IUCN Red List - Liopholidophis dolicocercus - Least Concern, LC

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Higher TaxaPseudoxyrhophiidae, Colubroidea, Caenophidia, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes)
Common Names 
SynonymDromicus dolicocercus PERACCA 1892
Tropidonotus dolichocercus — BOULENGER 1893: 246
Liopholidophis dolicocercus — GLAW et al. 2007
Liopholidophis dolicocercus — WALLACH et al. 2014: 395 

Type locality: Valle dell’Umbi (Androngoloka)  
TypesHolotype: MRSN (= MSNTO = MZUT) R857 
CommentNot listed in GLAW & VENCES 1994. 
  • Boulenger, G.A. 1893. Catalogue of the snakes in the British Museum (Nat. Hist.) I. London (Taylor & Francis), 448 pp. - get paper here
  • Cadle, J. E. 1996. Snakes of the genus Liopholidophis (Colubridae) from Eastern Madagascar: New species, revisionary notes, and an estimate of phylogeny. Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. Harvard 154 (5): 369-464. - get paper here
  • Cadle, John E. 2009. Sexual Dimorphism and Reproductive Biology in the Malagasy Snake Genus Liopholidophis (Lamprophiidae: Pseudoxyrhophiinae) Proc. Cal. Acad. Sci. 60 (15): 461–502
  • Glaw, F.; Nagy, Z.T.; Franzen, M. & Vences, M. 2007. Molecular phylogeny and systematics of the pseudoxyrhophiine snake genus Liopholidophis (Reptilia, Colubridae): evolution of its exceptional sexual dimorphism and descriptions of new taxa. Zoologica Scripta 36: 291–300 - get paper here
  • Peracca, M. G. 1892. Descrizione di nuove specie di Rettili e Anfibi di Madagascar. Boll. Mus. Zool. Tor. 7 (112): 1-5 - 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.
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