Homalopsis nigroventralis 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Reptilia Squamata Homalopsidae

Scientific Name: Homalopsis nigroventralis Deuve, 1970
Common Name(s):
English Deuve's Water Snake
Homalopsis buccata ssp. nigroventralis Deuve, 1970
Taxonomic Notes: This is sometimes considered to be a subspecies of Homalopsis buccata.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2010
Date Assessed: 2009-02-15
Assessor(s): Murphy, J.
Reviewer(s): Livingstone, S.R., Elfes, C.T., Polidoro, B.A. & Carpenter, K.E. (Global Marine Species Assessment Coordinating Team)
This species is considered common within its range. There are no known threats to this species. Although this species is known only from eight specimens, it is expected that its range extends outside the known range. This species is listed as Least Concern.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:This species is known from the Nam Ngum River valley of Lao PDR, the Phy Phan Mountain region of Thailand, and in Cambodia in the Tu Beng and Sien Pang areas (Murphy 2007).
Countries occurrence:
Cambodia; Lao People's Democratic Republic; Thailand
Additional data:
Upper elevation limit (metres):550
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Population [top]

Population:There is little information available on the abundance of this species. It is suspected to be quite common within its known range.
Current Population Trend:Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:This species is reported from streams with gravel or bedrock substrata in bamboo and mixed evergreen forest (Murphy 2007).

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): No major threats to this species are known.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: There are no known conservation measures for this species.

Citation: Murphy, J. 2010. Homalopsis nigroventralis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2010: e.T176666A7280380. . Downloaded on 16 October 2018.
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