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Oligodon petronellae ROUX, 1917

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Higher TaxaColubridae, Colubrinae, Colubroidea, Caenophidia, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes)
Common Names 
SynonymOligodon ornatus ROUX 1914 (nec Oligodon ornatus VAN DENBURGH 1909)
Oligodon petronellae ROOIJ 1917 (nomen novum pro Oligodon ornatus ROUX, nomen praeoccupandum)
Oligodon ornatus — ROBINSON & KLOSS 1920
Oligodon rouxi RUTHVEN 1921: 20 (nomen novum pro Oligodon ornatus ROUX, nomen praeoccupandum)
Oligodon petronellae — ROBINSON & KLOSS 1923
Oligodon annulifer var. confluens WERNER 1924
Simotes annulifer var. confluens — WERNER 1929
Oligodon annulifer confluens — HAAS 1950
Oligodon petronellae — INGER & VORIS 2001
Oligodon petronellae — TILLACK & GÜNTHER 2010
Oligodon petronellae — WALLACH et al. 2014: 501 
DistributionIndonesia (endemic to Sumatra)

Type locality: Sumatra, Indonesia

confluens: W Sumatra; Type locality: Padang, W Sumatra, Indonesia  
TypesHolotype: MHNG 767.2
Holotype: NMW 16048 (also as NHMW) [confluens] 
CommentOligodon annulifer var. confluens WERNER 1924 has been synonymized with O. petronellae by TILLACK & GÜNTHER 2010. Synonymy mostly after TILLACK & GÜNTHER 2010. 
  • DAVID, PATRICK & GERNOT VOGEL 2012. A new species of the genus Oligodon Fitzinger, 1826 (Squamata: Colubridae) from Pulau Nias, Indonesia. Zootaxa 3201: 58–68 - get paper here
  • David,P. & Vogel, G. 1996. The snakes of Sumatra. An annotated checklist and key with natural history notes. Bücher Kreth, Frankfurt/M.
  • de Rooij, N. DE 1917. The Reptiles of the Indo-Australian Archipelago. Il. Ophidia. Leiden (E. J. Brill), xiv + 334 S. - get paper here
  • Gemel, R.; G. Gassner & S. Schweiger 2019. Katalog der Typen der Herpetologischen Sammlung des Naturhistorischen Museums Wien – 2018. Ann. Naturhist. Mus. Wien, B 121: 33–248
  • Inger, R.F. & Voris, H. K. 2001. The biogeographical relations of the frogs and snakes of Sundaland. Journal of Biogeography 28: 863-89 1
  • Roux, J. 1914. Note sur une espèce nouvelle d'Oligodon provenant de Sumatra. Revue Suisse de Zoologie 22 (2): 27-29. - get paper here
  • TEYNIÉ, ALEXANDRE; PATRICK DAVID, & ANNEMARIE OHLER 2010. Note on a collection of Amphibians and Reptiles from Western Sumatra (Indonesia), with the description of a new species of the genus Bufo. Zootaxa 2416: 1–43 - get paper here
  • Tillack, Frank and Rainer Günther 2010. Revision of the Species of Oligodon from Sumatra and Adjacent Islands, with Comments on the Taxonomic Status of Oligodon subcarinatus (Günther, 1872) and Oligodon annulifer (Boulenger, 1893) from Borneo (Reptilia, Squamata, Colubridae). Russ. J. Herpetol. 16 (4): 265-294 [2009] - 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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