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Taxonomy of the family Lamprophiidae
Bibliography of the genus Leioheterodon
Biodiversity of the family Lamprophiidae








Genus
Leioheterodon

Madagascar Hognose Snakes

Madagassische Hakennasennattern, Madagascarnattern

Madagascartrynesnoge

1863 Anomalodon Jan [not Anomalodon Bowdich in Bowdich 1825 (Pisces)] (type species: Heterodon madagascariensis Dumeril, Bibron & Dumeril 1854)
1863 Leioheterodon Jan (type species: Heterodon madagascariensis Dumeril, Bibron & Dumeril 1854)
Contents: 3 species, all of which are endemic.
Endemism: 0% 100%
Distribution: Madagascar (incl. Nosy Be).

Leioheterodon geayi

Reticulated Hognose Snake

Netz-Hakennasennatter

Net-trynesnog

1905 Lioheterodon geayi Mocquard
1913 Lioheterodon voeltzkowii Boettger (Guibe 1958)

Distribution: Madagascar.


Leioheterodon madagascariensis

Giant Hognose Snake

Riesen-Hakennasennatter

Stor Madagascartrynesnog

1854 Heterodon madagascariensis Dumeril & Bibron
Leioheterodon madagascariensis Guibe 1958

Introduced to: Comoro Islands (Grande Comoro).
Distribution: Madagascar (incl. Nosy Be).


Leioheterodon madagascariensis
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Leioheterodon modestus

Brown Hognose Snake

Braune Madagascar-Hakennasennatter

Brun Trynesnog

1863 Heterodon modestus GŁnther
Leioheterodon modestus Guibe 1958

Distribution: Madagascar.