The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database

Xenochrophis bellulus (Stoliczka, 1871)



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Tropidonotus bellulus Stoliczka, 1871


Conservation Status

Rediscovered in 2001



Myanmar (=Burma)


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Stoliczka, F. (1871). Notes on some Indian and Burmese Ophidians. Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bengal, Calcutta 40: 421-445.


Other references:

Lee, Justin L., Vogel, Gernot, Miller, Aryeh H. and Zug, George R. (2018). Rediscovery of Xenochrophis bellulus (Stoliczka, 1871) from Myanmar (Serpentes: Natricinae) with comments on its taxonomic status. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 131(1): 19-35.


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