LAND SNAKES OF MEDICAL SIGNIFICANCE IN MALAYSIA

Ahmad Khaldun, Ismail and Teo, Eng Wah and Indraneil, Das and Taksa, Vasaruchapong and Scott A., Weinstein (2022) LAND SNAKES OF MEDICAL SIGNIFICANCE IN MALAYSIA. Malaysian Society for Toxinology / Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, Kuala Lumpur. ISBN 978–967–2810–18–6

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Abstract

The range of snakes of medical significance in Malaysia currently encompasses four families of snakes (Natricidae, Elapidae, Pythonidae and Viperidae). There are limited data on the distribution of snakes in the country. The following account is based on available published information on snakes recorded from Peninsular Malaysia, Labuan, Sabah and Sarawak. This book should be viewed as a guide, especially for healthcare professionals, to identify and manage snake related injuries in Malaysia. Information on the snake species listed here is based on the local data and those from neighbouring countries. Due to their geographical proximity, snakes occurring in Peninsular Malaysia are genetically closer to those from Thailand and Singapore, while those on Sabah and Sarawak are naturally closer to populations from Brunei Darussalam, Kalimantan and islands of the southern Philippines.

Item Type: Book
Subjects: Q Science > QL Zoology
R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Institute of Biodiversity and Environmental Conservation
Depositing User: Das
Date Deposited: 25 Jan 2022 01:55
Last Modified: 25 Jan 2022 01:55
URI: http://ir.unimas.my/id/eprint/37753

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