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Pseudechis rossignolii (HOSER, 2000)

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Higher TaxaElapidae (Hydrophiinae), Colubroidea, Caenophidia, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes)
Common Names 
SynonymPailsus rossignolii HOSER 2000
Pseudechis rossignolii — WÜSTER et al. 2004
Pseudechis rossignolii — WILLIAMS & WÜSTER 2005
Pseudechis [clade I] — KUCH et al. 2005
Pseudechis rossignolii — WALLACH et al. 2014: 597 
DistributionS Papua New Guinea, Indoneisa (Irian Jaya)

Terra typica: New Guinea  
Reproductionoviparous (ovoviviparous) 
TypesHolotype: MZB 364 

Distribution: see map of localities in MADDOCK et al. 2016. 
  • Beolens, Bo; Michael Watkins, and Michael Grayson 2011. The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA - get paper here
  • Hoser, Raymond 2000. A New Species of Snake (Serpentes: Elapidae) from Irian Jaya. Litteratura Serpentium 20 (6):178-186 - get paper here
  • Kuch, Ulrich; J. Scott Keogh; John Weigel; Laurie A. Smith & Dietrich Mebs 2005. Phylogeography of Australia s king brown snake (Pseudechis australis) reveals Pliocene divergence and Pleistocene dispersal of a top predator. Naturwissenschaften 92:121–127 - get paper here
  • Maddock, Simon T.;Aaron Childerstone, Bryan Grieg Fry, David J. Williams , Axel Barlow, Wolfgang Wüster 2016. Multi-locus phylogeny and species delimitation of Australo-Papuan blacksnakes (Pseudechis Wagler, 1830: Elapidae: Serpentes). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 107: 48-55 [2017, but published online 2016] - 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.
  • Williams, D. & W. Wüster 2005. Snakes of Papua New Guinea. In /Venomous bites and stings in Papua New Guinea: A guide to treatment for health workers and doctors./ (D. Williams, S. Jensen, B. Nimorakiotakis & K.D. Winkel, Eds.), pp. 33-64. AVRU, University of Melbourne.
  • Wüster, Wolfgang; Alex J. Dumbrell; Chris Hay; Catharine E. Pook; David J. Williams and Bryan Grieg Fry 2004. Snakes across the Strait: trans-Torresian phylogeographic relationships in three genera of Australasian snakes (Serpentes: Elapidae: Acanthophis, Oxyuranus, and Pseudechis). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 33 (3): 1-14 - get paper here
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