Dispholidus typus (Smith, 1828),

Conradie, Werner, Bittencourt-Silva, Gabriela B., Engelbrecht, Hanlie M., Loader, Simon P., Menegon, Michele, Nanvonamuquitxo, C, 2016, Exploration into the hidden world of Mozambique's sky island forests: new discoveries of reptiles and amphibians, Zoosystematics and Evolution 92 (2), pp. 163-180: 172

publication ID

http://dx.doi.org/10.3897/zse.92.9948

publication LSID

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persistent identifier

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scientific name

Dispholidus typus (Smith, 1828)
status

 

Taxon classification Animalia Squamata Colubridae

Dispholidus typus (Smith, 1828) 

Material

Mt. M’pàluwé ( PEM R21214, a juvenile female, 518 mm SVL + 20 mm TL).

Comments

Juvenile dislodged by a Southern Shrike ( Lanius  sp.) from the branches of a mango tree at the Oasis Water Camp. This specimen can be assigned to the northern race Dispholidus typus viridis  (Smith, 1828).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Chordata

Class

Reptilia

Order

Squamata

Family

Colubridae

Genus

Dispholidus