Pseudoxyrhopus ankafinaensis Raxworthy & Nussbaum, 1994

Ankafina brook Snake, Ankafina ground snake

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Last record: 1880

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered

 

Only known from the holotype.

 

Distribution

Ankafina Mountain, High Plateau, Madagascar

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

Only known from the holotype.

Holotype: BM 1882.2.25.65 (adult male)

Type locality: "Ankafana (sic), Betsileo, Madagascar"

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Raxworthy, Christopher J. and Nussbaum, Ronald A. (1994). Review of the Madagascan snake genera Pseudoxyrhopus, Pararhadinaea and Heteroliodon (Squamata: Colubridae). Miscellaneous Publications of the Museum of Zoology, University of Michigan 182: 1-37.

 

Other references:

Glaw, F., Raxworthy, C.J. & Vences, M. (2011). Pseudoxyrhopus ankafinaensis. In: IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.1. (https://www.iucnredlist.org). 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.

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