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Sibynophis triangularis TAYLOR & ELBEL, 1958

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Higher TaxaColubridae, Sibynophiinae, Colubroidea, Caenophidia, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes)
Common NamesE: Triangle Many-tooth Snake, Triangulate Collared Snake
G: Dreiecks-Vielzahnnatter 
SynonymSibynophis collaris triangularis TAYLOR & ELBEL 1958: 1130
Sibynophis triangularis TAYLOR 1965: 699
Sibynophis triangularis — STUART et al. 2006
Sibynophis triangularis — WALLACH et al. 2014: 674 
DistributionThailand, Cambodia

Type locality: Nongko, Sriracha, Chon Buri province, Thailand  
TypesHolotype: KU (= KUMNH) 33520 
DiagnosisDiagnosis: Related to Sibynophis collaris but differs in having the black nuchal band reduced to a triangle bordered on two sides by cream lines two scales wide, which are continuous with the cream line on labials; a series of cream or yellow spots cliiefly on the fourth scalerow. 
  • Chan-ard, T., Parr, J.W.K. & Nabhitabhata, J. 2015. A field guide to the reptiles of Thailand. Oxford University Press, NY, 352 pp. [see book reviews by Pauwels & Grismer 2015 and Hikida 2015 for corrections] - get paper here
  • Christie, Jack; Everett Madsen, Surachit Waengsothorn, Max Dolton Jones 2020. Inverting the Food Web: The Predation on an Adult Colubrid Snake, Sibynophis triangularis, by the Scorpion Heterometrus laoticus in the Sakaerat Biosphere Reserve Captive & Field Herpetology 4 (1): 33 - get paper here
  • Stuart, B.; Sok, K. & Neang, T. 2006. A collection of amphibians and reptiles from hilly Eastern Cambodia. Raffles Bull. Zool. 54 (1): 129-155 - get paper here
  • Taylor, Edward H. & Elbel, Robert E. 1958. Contribution to the Herpetology of Thailand. Univ. Kansas Sci. Bull. 38 (13): 1033-1189 - get paper here
  • Taylor,E.H. 1965. The serpents of Thailand and adjacent waters. Univ. Kansas Sci. Bull. 45 (9): 609-1096 - 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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