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The original description, authorship and typification of Hapsidophrys smaragdina (Serpentes, Colubridae)

Society for Southeast Asian Herpetology; Calle Rio Segura 26; 30600 Archena; Murcia; Spain
Hapsidophrys Chrysopelea authorship lectotype neotype

Abstract

In the current herpetological literature, the original authorship of Hapsidophrys smaragdina is assigned to Schlegel (1837). In this note, evidence is produced that the authorship needs to be attributed to H. Boie in F. Boie, 1827. Furthermore, an earlier lectotype designation is proven invalid and the possible designation of a neotype is suggested.

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