An Additional Locality Record of the Blotched Rat Snake, (Pallas, 1814) (Reptilia: Colubridae) in Syria

Ahmad Qawi1, Nazir Khalil1, 2 and Zuhair S. Amr3*
*Corresponding author: amrz@just.edu.jo
1 The Syrian Society for the Conservation of Wildlife (SSCW), Damascus.
2 Al-Furat University, Sciences Faculty, Al-Raqa, Syria.
3 Department of Biology, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Irbid, Jordan.

Abstract: The present note provides an additional locality record of the rare Blotched Rat Snake, Elaphe sauromates (Pallas, 1814) from Syria. An updated map of its current distribution across Syria and Lebanon is presented.

Keywords: Syria, Elaphe sauromates, locality record.


Jordan Journal of Natural History, 6, (2019),  50-53.

Other articles published in the same issue: Jordan Journal of Natural History, vol.6, iss. 6.

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