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








Genus
Liophidium

Madagascar Smooth Snakes*

Madagascar-Glattnattern*

Madagascarglatsnoge*

1896 Liophidium Boulenger (type species: Liophidium trilineatum Boulenger 1896)
1901 Idiophis Mocquard (type species: Liophidium vaillanti Mocquard 1901)
1925 Dakaria Werner (type species: Dakaria subpunctata Werner 1925; syn. Guibe 1958)
1928 Wernerodakaria Strand [substitute name for Dakaria Werner 1925]
1956 Parasibynophis Leviton & Munsterman (type species: Coronella torquata Boulenger 1888; syn. Williams & Wallach 1989)
Contents: 10 species, all of which are endemic.
Distribution: Madagascar (incl. Nosy Be), Mayotte.

Liophidium apperti

Befandriana Smooth Snake*

Befandriana-Glattnatter*

Befandriana-glatsnog*

1984 Liophidium apperti Domergue [1983]

Distribution: Madagascar.


Liophidium chabaudi

Toliara Smooth Snake*

Toliara-Glattnatter*

Toliara-glatsnog*

1984 Liophidium chabaudi Domergue [1983]

Distribution: Madagascar.


Liophidium maintikibo

Madagascar Black-bellied Smooth Snake*

Schwarzbauch-Glattnatter*

Sortbuget Madagascarglatsnog*

2009 Liophidium maintikibo Franzen, Jones, Raselimanana, Nagy, D'Cruze, Glaw & Vences

Distribution: Madagascar.


Liophidium mayottensis

Mayotte Smooth Snake*, (Peters' Bright Snake)

Mayotte-Glattnatter*

Mayotte-glatsnog*

1837 Ablades rhodogaster mayottensis Peters
Liophidium mayottensis Guibe 1958

Remarks: Omitted by Wallach, Williams & Boundy (2014).
Distribution: Mayotte.


Liophidium pattoni

Red-striped Smooth Snake*

Rotstreifen-Glattnatter*

Rødstribet Madagascarglatsnog*

2010 Liophidium pattoni Vieites, Ratsoavina, Randrianiaina, Nagy, Glaw & Vences

Distribution: Madagascar.


Liophidium rhodogaster

Madagascar Red-bellied Smooth Snake*

Madagassische Rotbauch-Glattnatter

Rødbuget Madagascarglatsnog*

1837 Herpetodryas rhodogaster Schlegel
Enicognatus rhodogaster Duméril & Bibron 1854
Polyodontophis rhodogaster Boulenger 1890
Parasibynophis rhodogaster Leviton & Munsterman 1956
Liophidium rhodogaster Guibe 1958

Distribution: Madagascar (incl. Nosy Be).


Liophidium therezieni

Anatelo Forest Smooth Snake*

Anatelo-Glattnatter*

Anatelo-glatsnog*

1984 Liophidium therezieni Domergue [1983]

Distribution: Madagascar.


Liophidium torquatus

White-lipped Smooth Snake*

Weißlippen-Glattnatter*

Hvidlæbet Madagascarglatsnog*

1888 Coronella torquata Boulenger
Parasibynophis torquatus Leviton & Munsterman 1956
Liophidium torquata Guibe 1958

Distribution: Madagascar (incl. Nosy Be).


Liophidium trilineatum

Three-lined Smooth Snake*

Dreistreifen-Glattnatter*

Trestribet Madagascarglatsnog*

1896 Liophidium trilineatum Boulenger

Distribution: Madagascar.


Liophidium vaillanti

Madagascar Black-backed Smooth Snake*

Schwarzrücken-Glattnatter*

Sortrygget Glatsnog*

1901 Liophidium vaillanti Mocquard
1925 Dakaria subpunctata Werner (Guibe 1958)
Wernerodakaria subpunctata Strand 1928

Remarks: The claimed occurrence of this species in Reunion (e.g., Guibe 1958) might be erroneous (Wallach & Glaw 2009) and is disregarded herein.
Distribution: Madagascar.