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Lycodon

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Kingdom  Animalia
Suborder  Serpentes
Subfamily  Colubrinae
Phylum  Chordata
Rank  genus
Subphylum  Vertebrata
Family  Colubridae
Scientific name  Lycodon
Higher classification  Colubrinae
Order  Scaled reptiles
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Lower classifications  Lycodon capucinus, Lycodon aulicus, Oriental odd‑tooth snake, Loo‑choo big‑tooth snake

Common wolf snake lycodon capucinus


Lycodon is a genus of colubrid snakes, commonly known as wolf snakes. The New Latin name Lycodon is derived from the Greek words λύκος (lykos) meaning wolf and οδόν (odon) meaning tooth, and refers to the fang-like anterior maxillary and mandibular teeth.

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Lycodon Lycodon cardamomensis The Reptile Database

Catching a rare wolf snake lycodon effraensis


Species

The genus Lycodon comprises 51 recognized species.

Lycodon Lycodon ruhstrati ruhstrati Formosa Wolf Snake
  • Lycodon alcalai Ota & Ross, 1994
  • Lycodon aulicus (Linnaeus, 1758)
  • Lycodon bibonius Ota & Ross, 1994
  • Lycodon butleri Boulenger, 1900
  • Lycodon capucinus F. Boie, 1827
  • Lycodon cardamomensis Daltry & Wüster, 2002
  • Lycodon carinatus (Kuhl, 1820)
  • Lycodon cavernicolus Grismer et al., 2011
  • Lycodon chrysoprateros Ota & Ross, 1994
  • Lycodon davidi G. Vogel et al., 2012
  • Lycodon dumerili (Boulenger, 1893)
  • Lycodon effraenis Cantor, 1847
  • Lycodon fasciatus (J. Anderson, 1879)
  • Lycodon fausti Gaulke, 2002
  • Lycodon ferroni Lanza, 1999
  • Lycodon flavicollis Mukherjee & Bhupathy, 2007
  • Lycodon flavomaculatus Wall, 1907
  • Lycodon flavozonatus (Pope, 1928)
  • Lycodon futsingensis (Pope, 1928)
  • Lycodon gammiei (Blanford, 1878)
  • Lycodon gongshan G. Vogel & Luo, 2011
  • Lycodon hypsirhinoides (Theobald, 1868)
  • Lycodon jara (Shaw, 1802)
  • Lycodon kundui M.A. Smith, 1943
  • Lycodon laoensis Günther, 1864
  • Lycodon liuchengchaoi Zhang et al., 2011
  • Lycodon mackinnoni Wall, 1906
  • Lycodon meridionale (Bourret, 1935)
  • Lycodon muelleri A.M.C. Duméril, Bibron & A.H.A. Duméril, 1854
  • Lycodon multifasciatus (Maki, 1931)
  • Lycodon multizonatus (Zhao & Jiang, 1981)
  • Lycodon odishii Mallik et al., 2014
  • Lycodon ophiophagus G. Vogel et al., 2009
  • Lycodon orientalis (Hilgendorf, 1880)
  • Lycodon osmanhilli Taylor, 1950
  • Lycodon paucifasciatus Rendahl in M.A. Smith, 1943
  • Lycodon rosozonatus (Hu & Zhao, 1972)
  • Lycodon rufozonatus Cantor, 1842
  • Lycodon ruhstrati (Fischer, 1886)
  • Lycodon semicarinatus (Cope, 1860)
  • Lycodon septentrionalis (Günther, 1875)
  • Lycodon solivagus Ota & Ross, 1994
  • Lycodon stormi Boettger, 1892
  • Lycodon striatus (Shaw, 1802)
  • Lycodon subcinctus F. Boie, 1827
  • Lycodon synaptor G. Vogel & David, 2010
  • Lycodon tessellatus Jan, 1863
  • Lycodon tiwarii Biswas & Sanyal, 1965
  • Lycodon travancoricus (Beddome, 1870)
  • Lycodon zawi Slowinski et al., 2001
  • Lycodon zoosvictoriae Neang et al., 2014

  • Lycodon Lycodon ruhstrati The Reptile Database

    Nota bene: A binomial authority in parentheses indicates that the species was originally described in a genus other than Lycodon.

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    References

    Lycodon Wikipedia


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