Sabtu, 23 Mei 2015

Plagiopholis is a genus of snakes in the family Colubridae.

Geographic range

The species of this genus are found in Southeast Asia, China and Taiwan.

List of species

  • Plagiopholis blakewayi Boulenger, 1893
  • Plagiopholis delacouri Angel, 1929
  • Plagiopholis nuchalis (Boulenger, 1893)
  • Plagiopholis styani (Boulenger, 1899)
  • Plagiopholis unipostocularis Zhao, Jiang & Huang, 1978

Nota bene: A binomial authority in parentheses indicates that the species was originally described in a genus other than Plagiopholis.

Original publication

  • Boulenger GA. 1893. Catalogue of the Snakes in the British Museum (Natural History). Volume I., Containing the Families ... Colubridæ Aglyphæ, part. London: Trustees of the British Museum (Natural History). (Taylor and Francis, printers). xiii + 448 pp. + Plates I-XXVIII. (Plagiopholis, new genus, p. 301).([1]).


Sponsored Links