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Oligodon vertebralis GÜNTHER, 1865

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Higher TaxaColubridae, Colubrinae, Colubroidea, Caenophidia, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes)
Common NamesE: Vertebral Kukri Snake 
SynonymOligodon vertebralis vertebralis (GÜNTHER 1865)
Simotes vertebralis GÜNTHER 1865: 91
Oligodon vertebralis — BOULENGER 1894
Oligodon vertebralis — MANTHEY & GROSSMANN 1997: 373
Oligodon vertebralis — DAS & YAAKOB 2007
Oligodon vertebralis — WALLACH et al. 2014: 504 
DistributionIndonesia (Borneo: N Sabah), West Malaysia, East Malaysia (Borneo: Sarawak)

Type locality: Bandjermassing [= Banjarmasin]  
TypesHolotype: BMNH 1946.1.3.33 
CommentSubspecies: O. v. notospilus has been elevated to full species. 
  • Das, I. & Yaakob, N. 2007. Status of knowledge of the Malaysian herpetofauna. In Status of biological diversity in Malaysia & threat assessment of plant species in Malaysia. in: L. S. L. Chua, L. G. Kirton & L. G. Saw (eds.), Status of biological diversity in Malaysia & threat assessment of plant species in Malaysia. Forest Research Institute Malaysia, Kepong, pp. 31-81
  • 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
  • Gaulke M. 1999. Die Herpetofauna von Calauit Island (Calamianes-Inseln, Provinz Palawan, Philippinen) (Amphibia et Reptilia). Faun. Abh. Staatl. Mus. Tierk. Dresden 21 (19): 273-282
  • Günther, A. 1865. Fourth account of new Species of Snakes in the Collection of the British Museum. Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (3) 15: 89-98. - get paper here
  • Günther,A. 1873. Notes on some reptiles and batrachians obtained by Dr. Bernhard Meyer in Celebes and the Philippine Islands. Proc. Zool. Soc. London 1873: 165-172 - get paper here
  • Leviton, A. E., 1963. Remarks on the zoogeography of Philippine terrestrial snakes. Proc. Cal. Acad. Sci. (4) 31: 369-416. - get paper here
  • Leviton, A.E. 1963. Contributions to a review of Philippine snakes. I. The snakes of the genus Oligodon. Philippine J. Sci. 91 (4): 459-484 [1962] - get paper here
  • Malkmus, R.; Manthey, U.; Vogel, G. Hoffmann, P. & Kosuch, J. 2002. Amphibians and reptiles of Mount Kinabalu (North Borneo). A.R.G. Ganther Verlag, Rugell, 404 pp.
  • Manthey, U. & Grossmann, W. 1997. Amphibien & Reptilien Südostasiens. Natur und Tier Verlag (Münster), 512 pp. - get paper here
  • Manthey,U. 1983. Exkursion am Mt. Kinabalu (4101 m), Nordborneo, Teil 3: Checkliste der Herpetofauna oberhalb 600 m ü. NN. Herpetofauna 5 (23): 20-31 - get paper here
  • PAUL, ANDY & INDRANEIL DAS. 2021. Geographic distribution: OLIGODON VERTEBRALIS (Dark-spined Kukri Snake). MALAYSIA: SARAWAK: Limbang Division. Herpetological Review 52 (3): 579. - get paper here
  • Stuebing, R.B., Inger, R.F. & Lardner, B. 2014. A field guide to the snakes of Borneo, second edition. Natural history Publications (Borneo)
  • 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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