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Tetralepis fruhstorferi BOETTGER, 1892

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Higher TaxaColubridae, incertae sedis, Colubroidea, Caenophidia, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes)
Common NamesE: Bluebelly Java Snake 
SynonymTetralepis fruhstorferi BOETTGER 1892: 125
Tetralepis fruhstorferi — BOULENGER 1893: 320
Tetralepis fruhstorferi — MANTHEY & GROSSMANN 1997: 395
Tretralepis fruhstorferi — INGER & VORIS 2001 (in error)
Tetralepis fruhstorferi — WALLACH et al. 2014: 714 
DistributionIndonesia (Java)

Type locality: Tenggergebirge, 1200 m [elevation], Ost-Java.  
TypesLectotype: SMF 17891 (formerly 7320a) 
CommentType species: Tetralepis fruhstorferi BOETTGER 1892: 125 is the type species of the genus Tetralepis BOETTGER 1892. 
EtymologyNamed after Hans Fruhstorfer, German collector. 
  • Beolens, Bo; Michael Watkins, and Michael Grayson 2011. The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA - get paper here
  • Boettger, O. 1892. Listen von Kriechtieren und Lurchen aus dem tropischen Asien und aus Papuasien. Ber. Tät. Offenb. Ver. Nat., Offenbach, 29 - 32: 65 - 164 - get paper here
  • Boulenger, G.A. 1893. Catalogue of the snakes in the British Museum (Nat. Hist.) I. London (Taylor & Francis), 448 pp. - get paper here
  • Inger, R.F. & Voris, H. K. 2001. The biogeographical relations of the frogs and snakes of Sundaland. Journal of Biogeography 28: 863-89 1
  • Lang, Ruud de 2017. The Snakes of Java, Bali and Surrounding Islands. Edition Chimaira, Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 435 pp. - get paper here
  • Manthey, U. & Grossmann, W. 1997. Amphibien & Reptilien Südostasiens. Natur und Tier Verlag (Münster), 512 pp. - 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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