Oligodon rhombifer Werner, 1924, a Junior Synonym of Oligodon ancorus (Girard, 1857) (Reptilia: Squamata: Colubridae)

Frank Tillack


Re-examination of the type specimens of Oligodon rhombifer Werner, 1924, showed that these do not differ from Oligodon ancorus (Girard, 1857), suggesting the former taxon to be a synonym of the latter.


Squamata; Serpentes; Colubridae; Oligodon rhombifer Werner; new subjective synonym of Oligodon ancorus (Girard); Southeast Asia: Sumatra (Indonesia); Philippines

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.30906/1026-2296-2008-15-2-122-128


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