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Lycodon zayuensis JIANG, WANG, JIN & CHE, 2020

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Higher TaxaColubridae, Colubrinae, Colubroidea, Caenophidia, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes)
Subspecies 
Common Names 
SynonymLycodon zayuensis JIANG, WANG, JIN & CHE in CHE et al. 2020: 691
Dinodonfiavozonatum — SMITH 1940: 482. 
DistributionChina (Tibet)

Type locality: Lower Zayii, Zayti, Tibet (28.590028° N, 9 .015900° E, 1518 m elevation)  
Reproduction 
TypesHolotype: KIZ 032400, adult female, collected from on September 26, 2016, by Ke JIANG and Yufan WANG. 
DiagnosisDiagnosis: (1) size large (TOL 1410 mm); (2) loreal not entering eye; (3) 8 supralabials, the third to fifth entering eye; ( 4) supraocular shorter than frontal; ( 5) dorsal scale rows 17-17-15; ( 6) cloacal plate divided; loreal single; (7) 233 ventrals in female; (8) 84 pairs of subcaudals in female; (9) 12 maxillary teeth, formula 8-2-2; (10) dorsal side black, with yellow stripes on dorsal head, 90 narrow yellow bands on dorsal body, irregular yellow transverse bands or stripes on dorsal tail; and (11) ventral sides of head and body yellow, with black spots on the posterior part (Jiang et al. 2020: 691) 
Comment 
EtymologyNamed after the type locality Zayü of Tibet. 
References
  • Che J, Jiang K, Yan F, Zhang Y. 2020. Amphibians and Reptiles in Tibet––Diversity and Evolution. Science Press, Beijing, China. 803 pp
  • Smith, M.A. 1940. The Amphibians and Reptiles obtained by Mr. Ronald Kaulback in Upper Burma. Records of the Indian Museum 42: 465-486
 
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