Prosymna meleagris (Reinhardt, 1843)

Segniagbeto, Gabriel Hoinsoude, Trape, Jean François, David, Patrick, Ohler, Annemarie, Dubois, Alain & Glitho, Isabelle Adolé, 2011, The snake fauna of Togo: systematics, distribution and biogeography, with remarks on selected taxonomic problems, Zoosystema 33 (3), pp. 325-360: 345

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.5252/z2011n3a4

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4547196

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03B7FC4E-C029-6E65-FD32-FC936CC5E556

treatment provided by

Felipe

scientific name

Prosymna meleagris (Reinhardt, 1843)
status

 

Prosymna meleagris (Reinhardt, 1843)  

MATERIAL EXAMINED. — 16 specimens ( MRAC 29591 View Materials , Tetetou; GHS-W 1055, GHS-W 1057, GHS-W 1061, Agou; GHS-W 1064, GHS-W 1403, GHS-W 1411, GHS-W 1428 and GHS-Togo 78, Sodo Zion, T 117-122, Fazao; T 188, T 202, Alédjo)   .

MORPHOLOGY. — TL from 140 to 273 mm; 15 MSR, smooth; 145-163 Ven smooth; 19-35 Sc; anal single; 5 supralabials; 7-8 infralabials; 1 preocular; 1 postocular; temporal scale formula 1 + 2 + 3.

DISTRIBUTION. — This species is widespread throughout the country. Previously it had been mentioned fromTogo by Werner (1929), Sternfeld (1908b, 1909: 16; specimens from Bismarkburg, now Yegue in Adele, Mango and Missahohe), Loveridge (1958), Hulselmans & Verheyen (1970) and Roman (1984).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Chordata

Class

Reptilia

Order

Squamata

Family

Lamprophiidae

Genus

Prosymna