Australian Museum Journal Herpetological notes. No. 3

Shortform:
Kinghorn, 1931, Rec. Aust. Mus. 18(5): 267–269
Author(s):
Kinghorn, J. Roy
Year published:
1931
Title:
Herpetological notes. No. 3
Serial title:
Records of the Australian Museum
Volume:
18
Issue:
5
Start page:
267
End page:
269
DOI:
10.3853/j.0067-1975.18.1931.727
Language:
English
Date published:
13 November 1931
Cover date:
13 November 1931
ISSN:
0067-1975
CODEN:
RAUMAJ
Publisher:
The Australian Museum
Place published:
Sydney, Australia
Digitized:
05 February 2009
Available online:
05 March 2009
Reference number:
727
EndNote package:
EndNote file
Title page:
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Complete work:
Complete work (409kb PDF)

Abstract

The following paper contains the description of a new species of snake from the Roper River, North Australia, and a new gecko from Boggabri on the northern tablelands of New South Wales.

Rhynchoelaps roperi, sp. nov.

Snout prominent, shovel-shaped, obtusely pointed from above, lateral edges very sharp. Rostral broader than deep, its upper portion forming an acute angle posteriorly and wedged between the internasals;...