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Cantor's kukri snake

Binomial name: Oligodon cyclurus (Theodore Edward Cantor, 1839)

Cantor's Kukri Snake (Oligodon cyclurus) is a species of snake found in Asia.

Distribution

India (Assam), Bangladesh, Nepal, Myanmar (= Burma), Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam, China (Yunnan).

Oligodon cyclurus dorsolateralis: Thailand, Myanmar (= Burma), India (Assam)

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Scientific classification

Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Chordata
Class
Reptilia
Order
Squamata
Suborder
Serpentes
Family
Colubridae
Genus
Oligodon
Species
Oligodon cyclurus

Common names

  • German: Variable Kukrinatter
  • English: Cantor's kukri snake

Synonyms

  • Oligodon cyclurus, Patrick David et al. (2011)
  • Oligodon cyclurus, Marc David Green et al. (2010)
  • Oligodon dorsolateralis, Olivier S.G. Pauwels et al. (2002)
  • Oligodon dorsolateralis, Tanya Chan-Ard et al. (1999)
  • Oligodon dorsolateralis, Indraneil Das (1996)
  • Olygodon sic cyclurus, Klaus-Dieter Schulz (1988)
  • Oligodon dorsolateralis, Edward Harrison Taylor (1965)
  • Oligodon cyclurus, Malcolm Arthur Smith (1943)
  • Holarchus purpurascens, Doris Mable Cochran (1930)
  • Simotes smithi, Franz Werner (1925)
  • Oligodon purpurascens, Frank Wall (1923)
  • Holarchus cyclurus, Malcolm Arthur Smith (1920)
  • Simotes albocinctus var. dorsolateralis, Frank Wall (1910)
  • Simotes albocinctus dorsolateralis, Frank Wall (1909)
  • Simotes cyclurus, Frank Wall (1908)
  • Simotes cyclurus, George Albert Boulenger (1890)
  • Simotes bicatenatus, Ferdinand Stoliczka (1873)
  • Simotes bicatenatus, John Anderson (1871)
  • Simotes brevicauda, Franz Steindachner (1867)
  • Simotes bicatenatus, Albert Charles Lewis Günther (1864)
  • Simotes cochinchinensis, Albert Charles Lewis Günther (1864)
  • Coronella cyclura, Theodore Edward Cantor (1839)
  • Coronella violacea, Theodore Edward Cantor (1839)

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