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Zoological Research
Kunming Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences
ISSN: 2095-8137
Vol. 36, No. 3, 2015, pp. 178-180
Bioline Code: zr15021
Full paper language: English
Document type: Note
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Zoological Research, Vol. 36, No. 3, 2015, pp. 178-180

 en New Record of Lycodon liuchengchaoi check for this species in other resources in Anhui
ZHANG, Liang; PENG, Li-Fang; YU, Lei; WANG, Zheng-Ping; HUANG, Li-Qun & HUANG, Song

Abstract

One juvenile and one adult female wolf snake (Colubridae: Lycodon) were sampled at Yixian and Fuxi, Huangshan, Anhui, China in the summer of 2011 and 2012, respectively. The two specimens were identified as Lycodon liuchengchaoi check for this species in other resources based on external morphology and molecular data. This is a new reptile record in Anhui Province. In our laboratory, four eggs were laid and three neonates were hatched successfully. This is the first record of the laying and incubation of L. liuchengchaoi eggs. The five specimens were deposited at the Museum of Huangshan University (HUM20140001) and Guangdong Entomological Institute (HB-lcfsp12613, HB-lcfsp-ch1~3).

Keywords
Reptile; Lycodon liuchengchaoi; Incubation; New record

 
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