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Dolichophis schmidti

Taxon: Dolichophis schmidti
Author: Levan Ninua
Comment: Chachuna
Uploaded by: Armen_Seropian

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Scientific Name ID: 2589
Name According To:
Species: schmidti
Taxon Rank: Species
Scientific Name Authorship: (Nikolsky, 1909)
Vernacular Name: Red-Bellied Racer
Georgian Name: წითელმუცელა მცურავი
GBD Remarks:

Until recently, H. schmidti has ben assumed to be a geographic subspecies of a wide-spread Eastern European polylypic species, Coluber (Hierophis) jugularis. It is not clear how strong is its geographic isolation from the closely related H. caspius from the Northern Caucasus and southern Russia.

Page Authors: David Tarkhnishvili ,
Reference of occurrence in Georgia: Tarkhnishvili, D., A. Kandaurov & A. Bukhnikashvili, 2002. Declines of amphibians and reptiles in Georgia during the 20th century: virtual vs. actual problems. Zeitschrift fur Feldherpetologie 9: 89-107.

Conservation Status

This section is under construction

National Red List Status of have not been evaluated