On the African leopard whip snake, Psammophis leopardinus Bocage, 1887 (Serpentes, Colubridae), with the description of a new species from Zambia.
Hughes, Barry and Wade, Edward O. Z. (2002) On the African leopard whip snake, Psammophis leopardinus Bocage, 1887 (Serpentes, Colubridae), with the description of a new species from Zambia. Bulletin of the Natural History Museum: Zoology Series, 68 (2). pp. 75-81. ISSN 0968-0470
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An examination of scalation and dentition of specimens in Brussels (IRSN), Tervuren (MRAC) – mostly Bredo collection, and London (BMNH) from Angola, Congo-Kinshasa and Zambia suggests the existence of a species which is neither P. sibilans leopardinus of which the type is from Namibia, nor P. ‘sibilans’ [mossambicus] of Congo-Kinshasa and Zambia, but a new species previously unnamed.
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