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Malay Archipelago

Taxonomy of the genus Psammodynastes Biodiversity of the family Psammodynastidae

Bibliography of the genus
Psammodynastes (Asian Mock Vipers)

(Reptilia: Serpentes: Psammodynastidae)

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Psammodynastes in general

Leviton, A.E. 1983. Contributions to a review of Philippine Snakes. XIV. The snakes of the genera Xenopeltis, Zaocys, Psammodynastes and Myersophis. Philippine Journal of Science 112(3-4): 195-223.

Zaher, H. 1999. Hemipenial morphology of the South American xenodontine snakes, with a proposal for a monophyletic Xenodontinae and a reappraisal of colubroid hemipenes. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 240: 1-168.

Psammodynastes pictus

Chong, R.A.; McGuire, J.A. 2008. Geographic distribution: Psammodynastes pictus (Painted Mock Viper). Herpetological Review 39(1): 112.

Laurent, R.F. 1948. Notes sur quelques reptiles appartenant a la collection du Musée royal d'Histoire Naturelle de Belgique. II. Formes asiatiques et néoguinéennes. Bulletin Mus. Hist. Nat. Belgique (Bruxelles) 24(17): 1-12.

Lim, B.L. 1963. Comments on some rare snakes. Federation Mus. J. N.S. 8: 60-64.

Psammodynastes pulverulentus

Ahmed, S.; Dasgupta, G. 1992. Reptilia. pp. 1-65. In: Ghosh, A.K. (ed.). Fauna of West Bengal. Part 2 (Reptilia, Amphibia, fishes, Hemichordata and archaeozoology). Zoological Survey of India, Calcutta. 381 pp.

Bhattarai, S.; Gurung, A.; Chalise, L.; Pokheral, C.P.D. 2017. Geographic distribution: Psammodynastes pulverulentus (Mock Viper). Herpetological Review 48(1): 131.

Bhowmik, H.K.; Sur, S. 1988. New record of Psammodynastes pulverulentus (Boie) (1827) (Reptilia: Serpentes: Colubridae) from Orissa. Records of the Zoological Survey of India 85(3): 453-454.

Dieckmann, S.; Norval, G.; Mao, J.J. 2013. Notes on four Psammodynastes pulverulentus papenfussi Zhao, 1995 (Squamata: Colubridae) litters from eastern Taiwan. Herpetology Notes 6: 497-499.

Gairdner, K.G. 1915. Notes on the fauna and flora of Ratburi and Petchaburi districts (Part II). Journal of the Natural History Society of Siam 1(3): 131-156.

Gaulke, M. 2006. Psammodynastes pulverulentus (Boie, 1827), Gew hnliche Falschviper. Reptilia (D) 11(59): 51-54.

Greene, H.W. 1989. Defensive behaviour and feeding biology of the Asian mock viper Psammodynastes pulverulentus (Colubridae), a specialized predator on scincid lizards. Chinese Herpetological Research 2(2): 21-32.

How, R.A.; Schmitt, L.H.; Suyanto, A. 1996. Geographical variation in the morphology of four snake species from the Lesser Sunda Islands, eastern Indonesia. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 59(4): 439-456.

Jackson, K.; Fritts, T.H. 1996. Observations of a grooved anterior fang in Psammodynastes pulverulentus: does the mock viper resemble a protoelapid? Journal of Herpetology 30(1): 128-131.

Langenberger, G. 2004. Ophiophagus behavior in Psammodynastes pulverulentus in the Philippines. Hamadryad 29(1): 140.

Mathew, R. 2007. Additions to the snake fauna of Mizoram. Cobra (Chennai) 1(1): 5-9.

Mohapatra, P.P.; Das, A.; Dutta, S.K. 2010. Geographic distribution: Psammodynastes pulverulentus (Mock Viper). Herpetological Review 41(1): 111.

Rasmussen, J.B. 1975. Geographical variation, including an evolutionary trend, in Psammodynastes pulverulentus (Boie, 1827), (Boiginae, Homalopsidae, Serpentes). Videnskabelige Meddelelser fra Dansk Naturhistorisk Forening (Copenhagen) 138: 39-64.

Rasmussen, J.B. 1990. The retina of Psammodynastes pulverulentus (Boie, 1827) and Telescopus fallax (Fleischmann, 1831) with a discussion of their phylogenetic significance (Colubroidea, Serpentes). Zeitschrift für Zoologische Systematik und Evolutionsforschung 28(4): 269-276.

Wall, F. 1907. Viviparous habit of the false Himalayan viper (Psammodynastes pulverulentus). Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society 18: 204.

Wall, F. 1912. The breeding of the false Himalayan viper (Psammodynastes pulverulentus). Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society 21: 686.

Zhao, E. 1995. Infraspecific classification of some Chinese snakes. Sichuan Journal of Zoology 14(3): 107-112.

Zhao, E. 1997. Intraspecific classification of some Chinese snakes. (Condensed version of article published in Sichuan Journal of Zoology 14(3) 1995: 107-112). Asiatic Herpetological Research 7: 170-172.