Pseudoxyrhopus ankafinaensis Raxworthy & Nussbaum, 1994

Ankafina brook Snake, Ankafina ground snake


Ankafina Mountain, High Plateau, Madagascar
Last Record
IUCN status
[url=]Critically Endangered[/url]
The Reptile Database
TSE Forum thread
[b]Holotype:[/b] BM 1882.2.25.65 (adult male)

[b]Type locality:[/b] "Ankafana (sic), Betsileo, Madagascar"
Only known from the holotype.
[b]Original Scientific Description:[/b]

Raxworthy, Christopher J. and Nussbaum, Ronald A. (1994). [url=]Review of the Madagascan snake genera Pseudoxyrhopus, Pararhadinaea and Heteroliodon (Squamata: Colubridae)[/url]. Miscellaneous Publications of the Museum of Zoology, University of Michigan 182: 1-37. [Warning: 12.2 MB file]

[b]Species Bibliography:[/b]

Glaw, F., Raxworthy, C.J. & Vences, M. (2011). Pseudoxyrhopus ankafinaensis. In: IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.1. ( Downloaded on 21 July 2012.

Glaw, F. and Vences, M. (2007). A Fieldguide to the Amphibians and Reptiles of Madagascar. Third Edition. Vences & Glaw Verlag, Cologne.