Addenda And Corrigenda To The Catalogue Of Reptile Types In The Collection Of The Zoological Survey Of India

Das, Indraneil and Gayen, Nimai Charan (2004) Addenda And Corrigenda To The Catalogue Of Reptile Types In The Collection Of The Zoological Survey Of India. Hamadryad, 28 (1 & 2). pp. 95-97. ISSN 0972-205X

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– This paper lists types of reptile species in the Zoological Survey of India that have been added to the collection or identified since the the catalogue of the institution was published by Das et al. (1998). It includes the following species: Tachydromus sikkimensis Günther, 1888, Anguis Melanosticta Schneider, 1801, and Lycodon zawi Slowinski, Pawar, Win, Thin, Gyi, Oo & Tun, 2001. The paper also corrects a few errors and summarises updates on taxonomy of species listed in the older catalogue: the type locality of Calotes bhutanensis Biswas, “1975" 1976, the correct allocation of the nomen Chamaeleo verrucosus Blyth, 1853 and of Dipsas nigromarginata Blyth, 1854, the current status of Lygosoma mitanense Annandale, 1905, the correct spelling of the current status of Varanus macrolepis Blanford, 1881 and of Elaps personatus Blyth, 1854, the correct type catalogue numbers of Varanus salvator andamanensis Deraniyagala, 1944, ? Dendraspis hannah brunnea Deraniyagala, 1961 and of Typhlops braminus var. arenicola Annandale, 1906, the nature of type of Oligodon erythrogaster Boulenger, 1907, and the fact that no types of Coronella taeniolata Jerdon, “1853” 1854 were ever designated.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Zoological Survey of India, reptiles, type catalogue, addenda and corrigenda, unimas, university, universiti, Borneo, Malaysia, Sarawak, Kuching, Samarahan, ipta, education, research, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak.
Subjects: Q Science > Q Science (General)
Q Science > QL Zoology
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Faculty of Resource Science and Technology
Depositing User: Gani
Date Deposited: 17 May 2019 01:22
Last Modified: 17 May 2019 01:22

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