New Records and Redescription of Rare and Little-Known Elapid Snake Bungarus slowinskii (Serpentes: Elapidae: Bungarinae)

Vladimir E. Kharin, Nikolai L. Orlov, Natalia B. Ananjeva

Abstract


The present paper contains the redescription of rare and little-known species of the family Elapidae, Bungarus slowinskii, previously known only from  holotype and  paratype found in Na Hau Commune, Van Yen District, Yen Bai Province,  and Nam Tha River, Nam Tha Commune, Van Ban District, Lao Cai Province, Vietnam. Redescription includes data on osteology and craniology and describes new records in Vietnam and Laos.


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Bungarus genus, Bungarus slowinskii, new records, redescription, craniology, osteology, Vietnam, Laos

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