[1].A New Species of Cat Snake (Serpentes: Colubridae) Morphologically Similar to Boiga cynodon from the Nusa Tenggara Islands, Indonesia[J].Asian Herpetological Research,2010,1(1):22-30.[doi:10.3724/SP.J.1245.2010.00022]
 Gilang Ramadhan,Djoko T. Iskandar* and Dadang R. Subasri.A New Species of Cat Snake (Serpentes: Colubridae) Morphologically Similar to Boiga cynodon from the Nusa Tenggara Islands, Indonesia[J].Asian Herpetological Research(AHR),2010,1(1):22-30.[doi:10.3724/SP.J.1245.2010.00022]

A New Species of Cat Snake (Serpentes: Colubridae) Morphologically Similar to Boiga cynodon from the Nusa Tenggara Islands, Indonesia()

Asian Herpetological Research[ISSN:2095-0357/CN:51-1735/Q]

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A New Species of Cat Snake (Serpentes: Colubridae) Morphologically Similar to Boiga cynodon from the Nusa Tenggara Islands, Indonesia
Gilang Ramadhan1 Djoko T. Iskandar1* and Dadang R. Subasri2
1 School of Life Sciences and Technology, Institut Teknologi Bandung, 10, Jalan Ganesa, Bandung 40132, Indonesia
2 Museum Zoologicum Bogoriense, Research Centre for Biology, the Indonesian Institute of Sciences, Cibinong, Bogor 16911, Indonesia
Lesser Sunda Islands Boiga description taxonomy biogeography
We describe a new cat snake species of the genus Boiga from the Nusa Tenggara Islands, Indonesia. The new species is superficially similar to Boiga cynodon, as it was identified previously. It differs from the latter species by the following combination of characteristics: only reaching half of the size of B. cynodon (up to 1250 mm SVL), higher number of dorsal scales; lower ventral and subcaudal counts and having only a very fine postorbital stripe.


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