Boiga dendrophila melanota (Boulenger, 1896), Boulenger, 1896

Teynié, Alexandre, David, Patrick & Ohler, Annemarie, 2010, Note on a collection of Amphibians and Reptiles from Western Sumatra (Indonesia), with the description of a new species of the genus Bufo, Zootaxa 2416, pp. 1-43: 20

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http://doi.org/ 10.5281/zenodo.194395

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scientific name

Boiga dendrophila melanota (Boulenger, 1896)
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Boiga dendrophila melanota (Boulenger, 1896)  

Material examined. A subadult specimen, observed but not collected, from the area northwest of Kirilanjao, Province of Sumatera Barat.

Taxonomic comments. This specimen is typical of this subspecies (see Vogel, 2000).

Distribution on Sumatra. Provinces of Aceh, Sumatera Utara, Sumatera Barat, Riau (including Bengkalis Island), Jambi, Bengkulu, Sumatera Selatan, and Lampung; also the islands of Bangka and Belitung, and Riau Archipelago ( David & Vogel, 1996; this work).

Biology. This specimen was observed by night around 1930 hours on the edge between a forest and a plantation during a heavy rainshower.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Chordata

Class

Reptilia

Order

Squamata

Family

Colubridae

Genus

Boiga