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Oligodon ningshaanensis

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA REPTILIA SQUAMATA COLUBRIDAE

Scientific Name: Oligodon ningshaanensis
Species Authority: Yuan, 1983
Common Name(s):
English Ningshaan Kukri Snake

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2012
Date Assessed: 2011-08-30
Assessor(s): Zhou, Z. & Li, P.
Reviewer(s): Cox, N.A. & Bowles, P.
Justification:
Listed as Data Deficient in view of the absence of sufficient information on its extent of occurrence, natural history, threats and conservation status.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: It is known only from the type locality of Huoditang, Ningshaan Co., Shaanxi Prov., China. 1650m  (Zhao & Alder 1993).
Countries:
Native:
China (Shaanxi)
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Population [top]

Population: It is known only from the type series.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Found in shrubbery at the edge of needle and broad-leaf mixture forest. It is oviparous (Zhao 2006).
Systems: Terrestrial

Use and Trade [top]

Use and Trade: There are no reports of this species being utilized.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): There is no information on threats to this species.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: No conservation actions are currently known for this species. It has been recorded from the Niubeiliang Protected Area. More information is needed on this species' distribution, population status, natural history and threats.

Citation: Zhou, Z. & Li, P. 2012. Oligodon ningshaanensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 25 October 2014.
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