Boaedon capensis Dumeril & Bibron, 1854,

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

Boaedon capensis Dumeril & Bibron, 1854
status

 

Taxon classification Animalia Squamata Lamprophiidae

Boaedon capensis Dumeril & Bibron, 1854 

Material

Mt. M’pàluwé ( PEM R21229, male 147 SVL + 98 mm TL).

Comments

A female specimen donated by a local, presumably obtained from near Ribáuè town. We follow Portik et al. (2013a) and refer to this specimen as capensis  , rather than fuliginosus, based on general colouration.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Chordata

Class

Reptilia

Order

Squamata

Family

Lamprophiidae

Genus

Boaedon