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Scopelophis seychellensis  (Schlegel, 1837)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 700842

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Common Name(s):    
  Valid Name: Lycognathophis seychellensis (Schlegel, 1837)
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: invalid - other, see comments   
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Snake Species of the World, vol. undetermined, manuscript (version 2004)  
  Acquired: 2004   
  Notes: Working manuscript of follow-up volumes to McDiarmid et al. (1999), "Snake Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, vol. 1"   
  Reference for: Scopelophis seychellensis   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature  
  Publication Date: 1996   
  Article/Chapter Title: Opinion 1856: Lycognathophis Boulenger, 1893 (Reptilia, Serpentes): conserved   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 53, part 3   
  Page(s): 226-227   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0007-5167   
  Reference for: Scopelophis seychellensis   

 Geographic Information
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  Comment: The generic name Scopelophis was suppressed for the purposes of the Principle of Priority but not for those of the Principle of Homonymy, and Lycognathophis Boulenger, 1893 was conserved. See Opinion 1856 (1996)  



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