Accepted name: Elaphe dione (Pallas, 1773)
Georgian name: სახეებიანი მცურავი
Taxonomic rank: Species
Taxonomy according to: www.faunaeur.org
Reference: 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.
Rare species, found occasionally in Eastern Georgia between Alazani and slopes of the Greater Caucasus. In 2016, couple of specimens were recorded at Batsara-Babaneuri nature reserve.
National Red list status: DD
Editor/Contact Person: David Tarkhnishvili
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Elaphe dione is recorded at 5 localities:
Dedoplistskaro, (lat: 41.467069, lon: 46.117514, precision: >500m), Comment: personal observation by G. Iankoshvili, Lagodekhi, (lat: 41.818538, lon: 46.277867, precision: >500m), Comment: personal observation by Valeri Oghiashvili, Bakurtsikhe, (lat: 41.694773, lon: 45.856089, precision: >500m), Comment: personal observation by V. Gabunia, Jugaani, (lat: 41.602217, lon: 45.983331, precision: >500m), Shroma, (lat: 41.826779, lon: 46.257032, precision: >500m), Comment: personal observation by Valeri Oghiashvili,
Citation: David Tarkhnishvili, 2017-03-24. [http://www.biodiversity-georgia.net/index.php?taxon=Elaphe dione]. .Elaphe dione. in: Tarkhnishvili D, Chaladze G (Editors). 2013. Georgian biodiversity database. http://www.biodiversity-georgia.net/. Downloaded on: 15 July 2020