Check List 16(2): 337-342, doi: 10.15560/16.2.337
The southernmost distribution of the Rhinoceros Snake, Gonyosoma boulengeri (Mocquard, 1897) (Reptile, Squamata, Colubridae), in Vietnam
expand article infoLuan Thanh Nguyen, Daniel Kane§, Manh Van Le|, Thang Tai Nguyen, Ha Van Hoang, Timothy E. M. Mccormack, Benjamin Tapley, Sang Ngoc Nguyen#
‡ Asian Turtle Program - Indo-Myanmar Conservation, Hanoi, Vietnam§ Zoological Society of London, London, United Kingdom| Danang University of Education, The Danang University, Da Nang, Vietnam¶ ZSL London Zoo, London, United Kingdom# Institute of Tropical Biology, Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology (VAST), Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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We report the southernmost record of the Rhinoceros Snake, Gonyosoma boulengeri (Mocquard, 1897) from Phu Yen Province, southern Vietnam, based on a single specimen collected from forest in the Ca Range. This record extends the distribution of G. boulengeri approximately 600 km south of previous records in Vietnam (Quang Binh Province, central Vietnam). A detailed description of a hemipenis is also provided for the first time.
Ca Range, hemipenis, range extension, southern Vietnam.